How To: Creating a Virtual Data Centre (VDC) in Zettagrid

Having a Virtual Data Centre (VDC) up and running only takes a few minutes. The trouble is unless you’ve done it before it can be a daunting process.VDC Creation Zettagrid

Today we will go through the deployment of a VDC. It is in essence a collection of resources that you can divide up and use how you wish. It can be for nearly any purpose. Continue reading “How To: Creating a Virtual Data Centre (VDC) in Zettagrid”

How To: Creating a Virtual Private Server (VPS) in Zettagrid

Having a cloud server up and running only takes a few minutes. The trouble is unless you’ve done it before it can be a daunting process.

Create VPS ZettagridToday we will go through the deployment of a dedicated virtual server. You can use it for any purpose and it will be ready to use in minutes. Continue reading “How To: Creating a Virtual Private Server (VPS) in Zettagrid”

Getting Started in Zettagrid, Account Creation

Ok, you’ve made the decision to use Zettagrid that’s great! Now how do we get the ball rolling.

Whether you are a new partner or a direct customer the initial steps are the same.

Lets go through the boring stuff in this post. Subsequent posts we will go through all the fun stuff deploying the different products. Continue reading “Getting Started in Zettagrid, Account Creation”

Object Storage, Should I Be Using It And Step By Step To Deploy It?

In IT, we throw around a lot of acronyms and buzz words! It’s getting to the point now that it’s not uncommon to hear 10 acronyms or made up words in a single sentence. FML… See even I do it!! Object Storage hmmmmObject File Block Storage

S3, Swift, Ceph, GlusterFS… Do you need it? Maybe, maybe not but a great many people I speak to don’t really know what it is. It can be embarrassing to admit you don’t know the latest buzz word so many bluff their way through. I thought it would be beneficial to go through what it is and then whether you need it. Continue reading “Object Storage, Should I Be Using It And Step By Step To Deploy It?”