Understanding and Interpreting CPU Steal Time on Virtual Machines

Blog - all - Thu, 09/24/2020 - 11:00
Virtual machines report on different types of usage metrics, such as server load, memory usage, and steal time. Customers often ask about steal time – what is it, and why is it reported on their virtual machines? Read on as we explain how steal time works to better understand what it means for your virtual machine.  What is Steal Time?  Steal time is the percentage of time the virtual machine process […]
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Understanding and Interpreting CPU Steal Time on Virtual Machines

Blog - Dedicated Servers - Thu, 09/24/2020 - 11:00
Virtual machines report on different types of usage metrics, such as server load, memory usage, and steal time. Customers often ask about steal time – what is it, and why is it reported on their virtual machines? Read on as we explain how steal time works to better understand what it means for your virtual machine.  What is Steal Time?  Steal time is the percentage of time the virtual machine process […]
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Leaseweb APAC: Your Connection to Singapore, the “Next Silicon Valley”

Blog - all - Mon, 09/07/2020 - 15:14
Every year KPMG conducts surveys with global technology leaders to answer one burning question: Which cities do they believe will become the next technology innovation hubs? According to KPMG’s latest 2020 report, Singapore took first place as the top alternative to Silicon Valley – a huge step up from last year’s seventh place. Major contributing […]
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Partners in the Storm: Elevating Your Disaster Recovery Plan

Blog - all - Tue, 09/01/2020 - 16:04
Summer months often bring excitement for—and memories of—light-hearted joys such as long, warm days, outdoor activities with friends and family, and the simple pleasure of ice cream on a hot day. But while the beginning of summer often is filled with light-heartedness, the late-summer months mark the beginning of hurricane season and natural disaster preparedness […]
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Leaseweb Product Update 001

Blog - all - Thu, 07/30/2020 - 11:52
You asked, and we delivered: the first official Leaseweb blog focused solely on product updates is here!  We are constantly releasing new changes and updates, and we are excited to begin sharing them with you more frequently. Take a look at some of our latest innovations below and let us know what you think by leaving a comment or filling out this 2-question survey.   Now, let’s explore what […]
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Five Years of Managed Momentum – a Leaseweb Growth Update

Blog - all - Tue, 07/14/2020 - 15:17
It’s always fun to take a moment to look back on past successes – both internally and with our customers – and share some of the exciting accomplishments we’ve made as a Leaseweb team. Among the many exciting aspects about working in our industry is the pace of innovation and the challenge of anticipating customer […]
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One-Click DNSSEC at Leaseweb

Blog - all - Fri, 06/26/2020 - 09:09
For the past couple of weeks, we’ve been working hard to introduce the DNSSEC feature to our customers – and now it’s finally available to the world. To use the Internet, every device starts with DNS. When you open a web page, say leaseweb.com, your browser needs to know the IP (Internet Protocol) of leaseweb.com. […]
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The Power of 2nd Gen AMD EPYC™ Processors

Blog - all - Thu, 06/18/2020 - 16:30
2nd Gen AMD EPYC™ Processor-powered servers are now available for Leaseweb customers around the globe – and it’s a big deal. We are one of the very first Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) providers in the world to deliver access to these high-performance processors. It’s part of our ongoing commitment to help customers take full advantage of the […]
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The Power of 2nd Gen AMD EPYC™ Processors

Blog - Dedicated Servers - Thu, 06/18/2020 - 16:30
2nd Gen AMD EPYC™ Processor-powered servers are now available for Leaseweb customers around the globe – and it’s a big deal. We are one of the very first Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) providers in the world to deliver access to these high-performance processors. It’s part of our ongoing commitment to help customers take full advantage of the […]
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Four Strategies to Successfully Support Your Team During Times of Uncertainty

Blog - all - Tue, 05/12/2020 - 15:34
Four Strategies to Successfully Support Your Team During Times of UncertaintyAs the world moved to self-isolation due to the COVID-19 pandemic, working remotely became the new normal. People have had to quickly adjust to sudden and significant changes, altering both their personal and professional lives to accommodate these trying circumstances. Yet, organizations still need to deliver high-quality work customers have come to expect – despite […]
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Create An Interconnected Cloud Computing Environment

Blog - Cloud - Thu, 05/07/2020 - 11:22
Setting Up Interconnected Cloud Computing EnvironmentsThis guest blog was written by Onno Lammers, Pre-Sales Solution Engineer at Leaseweb. The world of cloud is becoming more and more a world of interconnected cloud services. Using features like Virtual Private Network Tunnels, you can securely interconnect cloud environments with each over the public Internet. In case you run workloads on Leaseweb infrastructure […]
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How To Run Your Own Secure Video Conferencing Tool

Blog - all - Wed, 04/15/2020 - 14:15
How To Run Your Own Secure Video Conferencing ToolThe use of virtual collaboration tools has skyrocketed in the past few weeks. Microsoft Teams has seen a 500% increase in meetings, calls and conferences in China since January 31. Skype had a 70% increase in users in one month. The app Houseparty hit over two million downloads in one week alone at the end […]
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Power Your Play

Blog - all - Fri, 04/10/2020 - 14:09
The gaming industry is going through more change than it ever has before – and everyone is trying to get a share of it. While 2019 was a great year for gaming, there is still more to come. This year promises to have new games and technology revolutions – such as high-quality games, consoles that […]
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Power Your Play

Blog - CDN - Fri, 04/10/2020 - 14:09
This guest blog was written by Wilfired Dudink, Managing Director – Leaseweb CDN. The gaming industry is going through more change than it ever has before – and everyone is trying to get a share of it. While 2019 was a great year for gaming, there is still more to come. This year promises to have […]
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Power Your Play

Blog - Gaming - Fri, 04/10/2020 - 14:09
This guest blog was written by Wilfired Dudink, Managing Director – Leaseweb CDN. The gaming industry is going through more change than it ever has before – and everyone is trying to get a share of it. While 2019 was a great year for gaming, there is still more to come. This year promises to have […]
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You’re Working Fully Remote. Now What?

Blog - all - Mon, 03/30/2020 - 14:44
You're Working Fully Remote – Now What?Like many companies, a large percentage of Leaseweb’s workforce is now working entirely remote. A large part of the Leaseweb culture is human interaction that celebrates the diverse backgrounds, nationalities, and life experiences of our employees – and now, with everything gone virtual, we are finding new ways to connect and ensure that every Leaseweb […]
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You’re Working Fully Remote. Now What?

Blog - Life at Leaseweb - Mon, 03/30/2020 - 14:44
You're Working Fully Remote – Now What?This guest blog was written by Vyvyan Gonzales, Employee Engagement Officer at Leaseweb, who has some tips for those who now find themselves working fully remote. Like many companies, a large percentage of Leaseweb’s workforce is now working entirely remote. A large part of the Leaseweb culture is human interaction that celebrates the diverse backgrounds, […]
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The 7 Deadly Sins of Fintech Companies and How to Avoid Them

Blog - all - Tue, 03/17/2020 - 16:55
The 7 Deadly Sins of Fintech Companies and How to Avoid ThemI have worked with fintech companies around the world for the past four years, offering them customized infrastructure support while in turn gaining unprecedented insight into the growth of the industry. While fintech began as a disruptive industry with the ‘humble’ intention to revolutionize the financial services industry, I’ve watching it explode and rock the […]
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The 7 Deadly Sins of Fintech Companies and How to Avoid Them

Blog - Fintech - Tue, 03/17/2020 - 16:55
The 7 Deadly Sins of Fintech Companies and How to Avoid ThemThis article was written by Stéphane Ngali, Global Sales Account Manager at Leaseweb NL. I have worked with fintech companies around the world for the past four years, offering them customized infrastructure support while in turn gaining unprecedented insight into the growth of the industry. While fintech began as a disruptive industry with the ‘humble’ intention […]
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How to Choose the Right Infrastructure for Your Gaming Needs

Blog - all - Tue, 03/10/2020 - 16:55
How to Choose the Right Infrastructure for Your Gaming NeedsLast year the gaming industry saw major growth in cloud gaming. The cloud gaming market reached a value of $1.15 billion in 2019, and is expected to have a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 15.3% over the next five years. As more gaming platforms turn to the cloud and new gaming platform releases are […]
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