Devops & Infrastructure

An insight into the way we run the infrastructure that runs all our services.

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Production database lifecycle

Posted in December 2014 on the Viaduct blog

Our production databases provide you with a fault-tolerant platform for storing all your application data. In this post, I just wanted to outline exactly how these databases run and what...

Identifying Crashed LXC Containers

Posted in December 2014 on the Viaduct blog

This is a slightly technical post which I just wanted to put out there to assist anyone who may run into the problem. If you're not using Linux Containers, you...

Accessing proxy logs

Posted in November 2014 on the Viaduct blog

Hot on the heels of our new web interface, we're delighted to be able to provide you with access to see every request which passes through our proxies/load balancers to...

Export your databases

Posted in August 2014 on the Viaduct blog

It's important to keep backups of any data which you upload to Viaduct (or, indeed, any hosting provider). We've just added a new Database Export feature which allows you to...

Direct access to processes & databases

Posted in May 2014 on the Viaduct blog

Your Viaduct environment is usually safely ensconced on our private network and inaccessible from the outside world. However, there are times when you need direct access to certain components of...

Improved Logging Interface

Posted in April 2014 on the Viaduct blog

We've recently pushed out some nice changes to our logging facilities. This includes a new log viewer which allows you to watch activity live in your browser in an easy...

Introducing Viaduct

Posted in December 2013 on the Viaduct blog

Hello and welcome to the inaugural post on the Viaduct blog! In this initial post I wanted to quickly explain our plans and what we're doing about making them a...

Setting up an office network

Posted in December 2013 on the aTech Media blog

Our office connectivity is relatively simple and pretty standard for most offices, so I thought I would share our configuration and how we’ve set everything up. I thought a blog...

Today's .io issues

Posted in July 2013 on the aTech Media blog

This afternoon there was an issue which affected all .io domains across the internet. As there has been no official word from ICB (the registrar which runs .io domains among...