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Linux TCP SACK kernel vulnerabilities

On Monday, three TCP networking vulnerabilities in the Linux kernel were disclosed by Netflix. The most severe of which could allow an attacker to crash a Li...

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Terraform updates round-up

We’ve been hard at work on our Brightbox Cloud Terraform provider over the last few weeks and I thought I’d write up some of the improvements. Terraform is ...

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Announcing our new Container Registry

Today we’re announcing our new Container Registry service which makes it easy to store and retrieve your Docker container images. It’s nicely integrated wit...

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Update: Brexit, GDPR and Brightbox

TL;DR We’re taking steps to provide further clarity for EU customers post-Brexit I’m fully aware that the last thing you’re probably wanting to hear about r...

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PROXY Protocol support for Brightbox Load Balancers

Our Load Balancer API now supports the PROXY Protocol, which is a standard for sending client connection information from proxies through to back end servers...

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S3 API support for Orbit object storage

Orbit is our highly durable object storage service which is used to store Cloud Server and Cloud SQL snapshots, and also provides an API that customers can u...

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Lower pricing and improved specs for Cloud Servers and Cloud SQL!

Today, we’re really pleased to announce new lower pricing for Cloud Servers, Cloud SQL and Cloud IPs which will reduce costs for customers by up to 40%! At ...

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10x performance boost for Load Balancers! (with new pricing)

We first launched our Load Balancing service back in January 2011 and have been making continual improvements over the last 8 years. Today, though, we’re an...

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Orbit Object Storage updates

Orbit is our highly available and durable object storage service. All Cloud Server and Cloud SQL snapshots are stored in Orbit, but it can be used directly v...

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Ruby 2.6 Ubuntu packages

Each year, on the 25th of December, the Ruby community receives the gift of a new release of Ruby. 2018 was no exception, and Ruby 2.6.0 arrived as promised....

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Brightbox Kubernetes Cloud Controller updates

On Friday we released updates of our Kubernetes Cloud Controller: A new major release to support the new 1.13 version of Kubernetes and minor releases to sta...

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Brightbox is 11 years old!

Today we’re celebrating 11 years since we officially started Brightbox. 11 might seem like a strange number to celebrate specifically. It would be easy for y...

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