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2023-09-28 01:30:00 - Florian Wiessner

OS Updates and planned Network Update

System Upgrade to Debian 11 and Upcoming Network Upgrades

We are excited to announce that Smart Weblications GmbH and Smart KVM have successfully upgraded their systems from Debian 10 Buster to Debian 11 Bullseye. This upgrade brings numerous benefits to our customers:

  • Enhanced Security: Debian 11 offers up-to-date security patches and features, making our systems even more secure.
  • Latest Software Versions: Benefit from the latest versions of your favorite applications and services.
  • Optimized Performance: Experience faster and smoother system performances with the latest optimizations.
  • Readiness for Debian 12: Our systems are already prepared for a future upgrade to Debian 12, which will be rolled out shortly.
  • Long-term Support: With Debian 11, you can rely on long-term support and stability.

Furthermore, we would like to inform you that upgrades to our network infrastructure are scheduled for the next two weeks. We will be installing additional optics for our Juniper routers to achieve 2x 40 Gigabit/sec redundant uplinks to our Autonomous System and our client networks. This will enable us to offer direct connections with speeds of up to 40 Gigabit/sec for servers and KVM-virtualized servers in the future.

Thank you for your trust in Smart Weblications GmbH, and we look forward to continuing to provide you with top-notch services and solutions.

2023-09-27 23:30 - Florian Wiessner

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2023-09-18 23:50:00 - Florian Wiessner

New Milestone Achieved!

Our Ceph Cluster is Now All-Flash!

Dear customers and partners,

We are thrilled to announce that we have reached a significant milestone in our infrastructure: Our Ceph Cluster has been fully transitioned to All-Flash technology! This means we no longer utilize any rotating disks within our cluster. This is a major leap forward in terms of performance, reliability, and efficiency.

Why is this a Big Deal?

  • Lightning-Fast Performance: With All-Flash SSDs, data can be read and written much faster than traditional HDDs. This means applications and services running on our cluster will benefit from significantly reduced response times and increased throughput.
  • Enhanced Reliability: SSDs have no moving parts, making them less susceptible to physical failures. This means our cluster is now more robust and reliable, leading to higher uptime for our services.
  • Energy Efficiency: SSDs consume less power compared to traditional HDDs. This not only results in cost savings but also marks a step towards a more environmentally-friendly IT infrastructure.
  • Scalability: With All-Flash technology, we can scale our cluster more easily and efficiently. If we need more storage or higher performance in the future, we can do so with minimal impact on our services.
  • Improved Data Integrity: Modern SSDs come with advanced error-correction technologies that enhance data integrity. This means your data is safer and more consistent.

What Does This Mean for You?

For our customers, this transition means even better performance, higher reliability, and improved services. Whether you're storing data, running applications in our cloud, or utilizing other services – you can expect a faster and more reliable experience.

Closing Thoughts

Transitioning our Ceph Cluster to All-Flash stands as a testament to our commitment to providing you with the highest quality of service. We are proud of this milestone and look forward to offering you innovative and high-performing solutions in the future.

Thank you for placing your trust in us. If you have any questions or feedback, please do not hesitate to reach out.

2023-09-15 17:20:00 - Florian Wiessner

Cluster Hardware Upgrade

Hardware in:

22 x Samsung Server SSD SAS

Hardware out:

1x 2HE Supermicro Intel Xeon X5675 3.07GHz, 96 GB RAM, 2x10GE


2023-09-11 18:20:00 - Florian Wiessner

Cluster Hardware Upgrade

Hardware in:

1x SuperMicro 2 HE Server Dual Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E5-2637 v4 @ 3.50GHz, 256GB RAM, 4x10GE NIC

4x 1TB SSD

Hardware out:

1x 2HE Supermicro Intel Xeon X5675 3.07GHz, 96 GB RAM, 2x10GE


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