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  • 04 APR 2013

    INTRODUCING ARCHIPELAGO

    Introducing Archipelago
    When it comes to pushing the boundaries of speed, one has to rethink the basic concepts of the backend storage technology. And if we want to talk about cloud elasticity, one has to wonder:

    How can I spawn a VM with 100GB System Disk in seconds?
    Or a cluster of 100 VMs in a few minutes?

    Well, enter Archipelago, a new, innovative Storage Backend for your VM data. Archipelago literally means "a cluster of islands", distinct from one another yet often with the same culture and morphology.

    ... read more

    posted by okeanos on April 4, 2013, 3:16 p.m., filed under all , news , spotlight , ~okeanos

  • 02 APR 2013

    SCHEDULED MAINTENANCE ON PITHOS

    UPDATE: Maintenance completed successfully

    The Cyclades and Pithos Web UI and APIs will be inaccessible on Wednesday, Apr 3 2013 09:00-16:00 EEST due to scheduled maintenance with regard to the Pithos backend storage hardware. We will be doing all the necessary actions to be able to move to a new technology in the future that will enable us to provide even more features.

    Your VMs and Pithos files should remain unaffected in the above timeframe. You will also have full access to your VMs through the network during the maintenance window.

    Thank you,
    the ~okeanos team

    posted by okeanos on April 2, 2013, 11:15 a.m., filed under all , status , ~okeanos

  • 01 APR 2013

    X2GO NOW ON ~OKEANOS IMAGES

    X2Go now on ~okeanos images

    Hello everybody,

    We are happy to announce that as of today, all Linux desktop images provided under the "System" tab of the creation wizard, have been updated to have the X2Go Server pre-installed. X2Go is a great tool that allows you to connect remotely to your VMs and actually see their GUI. It's the same as using Remote Desktop (RDP) on Windows VMs. What's more, you 'll find that it is also very fast and secure.





    For those that have tried NX in the past, we definitely ... read more

    posted by okeanos on April 1, 2013, 4:24 p.m., filed under all , news , spotlight , cyclades

  • 20 MAR 2013

    SCHEDULED MAINTENANCE

    The Cyclades and Pithos Web UI and APIs will be inaccessible on Thursday, Mar 21 2013 09:00-12:00 EEST due to scheduled maintenance.

    Your VMs and Pithos files should remain unaffected in the above timeframe.

    Thank you,
    the ~okeanos team

    posted by okeanos on March 20, 2013, 12:33 p.m., filed under all , status , ~okeanos

  • 15 MAR 2013

    ~OKEANOS PLUGIN FOR FILELINK

    ~okeanos plugin for Filelink
    Now you can use your ~okeanos account to send email attachments from Thunderbird. With our new plugin for Filelink you can simply point to a file and let Thunderbird take care of all the hassle uploading and linking the file with your Pithos+ account. Get it now and forget about the file size restriction in attachments.

    Enjoy,
    the ~okeanos team

    posted by okeanos on March 15, 2013, 9:51 a.m., filed under all , news , pithos+