The Power of CloudStack Automation

Leaseweb uses the open source Apache CloudStack technology to manage the complex and sizeable infrastructure used to host tens of thousands virtual servers in our VPS and private cloud platforms around the world. CloudStack offers a powerful open API.  It is so effective that even the management UI is in essence only a fancy web […]

How we build our API documentation

If you have ever used APIs you know that good documentation is important. It should also always be up-to-date. In this post I’m not going to discuss how to write documentation and what is required, but rather which tools we use to get the documentation updated as quickly as possible on our developer portal (developer.leaseweb.com). […]

Deploy Software RAID through the Leaseweb Customer Portal or API

For businesses or organizations whose data is particularly sensitive or mission critical, disk fault tolerance and optimized performance aren’t luxury add-ons but absolute must haves. A Redundant Array of Independent Disks (RAID) provides the additional capacity, reliability and performance they need by combining an array of physical hard disks into a single logical disk. RAID […]

Under The Hood of Algolia API

Algolia is a distributed Search-as-a-Service API that processes more than 4 billions user-generated queries per month. Algolia’s DNA is performance, the service is optimized to reply in milliseconds from any location worldwide while maintaining high availability. Today, Algolia’s co-founder and CTO Julien Lemoine provides details on their architecture, showing how they designed their fault tolerant […]

New Developer Portal and API Launched

In today’s connected world APIs are a key element. Automation and integration is not possible without the use of APIs. APIs are used for communication between applications without user intervention. At Leaseweb we are using a lot of different APIs to automate processes, for example when delivering newly ordered servers. Most of the APIs are for […]