We share some tips from Olga Bagurina, HR specialist at Selectel, who joined the company three years ago as an intern and faced certain issues at the start. We talk about finding one’s calling, writing a compelling resume and a sincere cover letter, preparing for an interview, and some useful qualities for beginners.Read more
Follow Us on Medium
You can now follow our official Selectel Medium publication to check out our latest articles. So, if you already use Medium, be sure to follow us.Read more
Bcache against Flashcache for Ceph Object Storage
Fast SSDs are getting cheaper every year, but they are still smaller and more expensive than traditional HDD drives. But HDDs have much higher latency and are easily saturated. However, we want to achieve low latency for the storage system, and a high capacity too.Read more
From High Ceph Latency to Kernel Patch with eBPF/BCC
There are a lot of tools for debugging kernel and userspace programs in Linux. Most of them have performance impact and cannot easily be run in production environments. A few years ago, eBPF was developed, which provides the ability to trace the kernel and userspace with low overhead, without needing to recompile programs or load kernel modules.Read more
Kubernetes Clusters in the VPC
Clients can now easily launch Kubernetes instances from our Virtual Private Cloud.
This can be useful for users looking to comfortably manage a large number of application containers. Kubernetes provides an environment that scales, automatically restores, and balances loads for containers launched inside clusters. Read more
Microsoft Cloud Applications
A lot of clients have already noticed a new service in our control panel: Cloud apps. In this article, we’ll look at the most popular Microsoft cloud services, including Office 365, Exchange Online, Azure Active Directory, OneDrive, and more. We’ll also dispel the most common doubts people have about transferring to the cloud. Read more
Advanced DDoS Mitigation: An In-Depth Look
Mining in a Professional Data Center
Cryptocurrency mining has become a major trend over the past few years. Conversation in the infosphere have covered everything from how to host irregular equipment to how legal it is. Read more
How It Works: Power Monitoring in Selectel Data Centers
In your opinion, what do these three events have in common: A social network (VK) user posts a new photo; someone uses Assist to make an online purchase with a bank card; and car is brought to CarPrice and appears in the auction stream.
And did each case end with the expected outcome?
The World before Selectel: What Can Change in 10 Years
This year marks Selectel’s 10-year anniversary! We’re so excited that we’ll be celebrating all year. Let’s kick it off by looking back to what life was like when the company was first founded. Below are some of the biggest events we can remember happening about ten years ago (warning: reading the following list might make you feel old). Read more