Leaseweb and Scopic: Building Virtual Bridges with Hybrid Cloud

Guest blog written by Leon Horbach of high-end VR production company Scopic. In a world that is more characterized by global connectivity than ever before, Cloud hosting providers such as Leaseweb play vital roles. The seamless transportation of data, in combination with rock-solid security and innovative products, are key factors when making both the private […]

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 […]

Under The Hood at XDA Developers

XDA Developers is one of the world’s largest mobile software development communities, with over 5 million members from around the globe. This community consists primarily of Android enthusiasts, software developers and testers, who discuss, troubleshoot, develop and share software for Android phones and other operating systems. It takes a lot to keep such a site going […]

Local DNS-anycast, SIDN’s revolutionary new approach in response to the DDoS rat race

As the administrator of .nl, SIDN is responsible for the functional stability and development of the Netherlands’ country-code top-level domain (TLD). Leaseweb recently became the first company to implement SIDN’s local anycast technology in its network. Marco Davids, Technical Advisor at SIDN, explains how local anycast differs from regular anycast. At SIDN we operate an impressive […]

The Netherlands – land of data centers

A guest blog by Michiel Steltman, Director of the DHPA (Dutch Hosting Provider Association). When you would ask an average EU citizen how the Internet works and where most websites and cloud services are hosted, most people will mention the U.S. as the main source of Internet technologies and services. And when you would ask […]

Keep on gaming! Leaseweb helps Sunset Games’ Tank Fighter stay on target with 100% uptime

A guestblog By Shay Hugi, CEO of Sunset Games. Picture this. You are a tank gunner chasing an elusive enemy. Finally you have them cornered. You take aim to blow them to smithereens… And your screen stutters and freezers. Not good. That’s why we chose Leaseweb to make sure that does not happen to any […]