How to Set up a Firewall Using pfSense, a Free Open Source Program

What is pfSense? pfSense is a free and open-source program that provides the same (and oftentimes more) functionality as common commercial-grade firewalls. It is based on the FreeBSD operating system with a custom kernel and includes free third-party software packages, adding even more functionality to the program. The program utilizes an intuitive web interface that does not require any UNIX knowledge or the need to manually edit […]

3 Tips for Those Considering an Automated Dedicated Server Solution

Thinking about using an automated dedicated server solution for the first time? Good news – you don’t have to invent everything from scratch. We spoke with Hagen Rother, Lead Architect and Head of IT at LiquidM, a Berlin-based company running one of the first self-service Demand Side Platforms (DSP) on the market. With high amounts of automation being done in a smart way, LiquidM has […]

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). […]

Setting up the Leaseweb CDN on Magento

Magento ® is one of today’s most popular e-commerce platforms and widely used for automating online stores. Integrating this open-source content management system with the Leaseweb CDN can really optimize performance of your e-commerce web site and in this blog we describe what you need to do to set it up quickly and easily. A […]