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by Andreas Bussjaeger

ELBv2 DR-Mode GUIDE

Overview

Open Telekom Cloud (OTC) Release 3.1 provides a completely new "Elastic LoadBalancer Version 2" (ELBv2) which includes a lot of new features (see comparison table) and provides better performance. It was activated for the public OTC production environment (eu-de) in early September 2018.

by Matthias Rechenburg

Guide for using Infiniband on OTC

A quick guide how to use Infiniband on the Open Telekom Cloud

  1. Create 2 ECS with H1 or H2 flavor using the RHEL7 public image

by Sabrina Mueller & Daniela Ebert

New OTC ubuntu images build from OTC ImageFactory

Introduction

Currently OTC offers ubuntu images for ubuntu trusty and xenial.\ Found as public images in OTC Image Management Service.

trusty:  Community_Ubuntu_14.04_TSI_latest
xenial:  Community_Ubuntu_16.04_TSI_latest

These images are directly delivered by Canonical to OTC with some base customization for OTC platform.

by Kurt Garloff

Security Advisory about Processor Speculation Leaks (Meltdown & Spectre)

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Info: Open Telekom Cloud Security Advisory about Processor Speculation Leaks (Meltdown/Spectre)

Version: 2.1

Date: 2018-08-17

About This Article

On 2018-01-04, security researchers published findings that uncovered how contemporary Processors (CPUs) leak prote...

by Kurt Garloff & Daniela Ebert

New Linux image naming and registration policies

Introduction

Currently, for each Linux image, there are two series of images, one with a datestamp (e,g, _20180106_0) and one with a _latest name which gets renamed to _prevN and hidden upon a new _latest image registration. We have followed a roughly monthly update schedule (aligning with the Windows world) for the datestamp images and the _latest images while pushing out additional _latest images in between occasionally based on major improvements, bug fixes or security issues.