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Back-up
Securely back-up data, file and configurations on Joyent Cloud.

Performance Monitoring
Analyze. Identify Issues. Increase Application Performance.

Big Data
Convert data into actionable insight.

Load Balancing
Create a high-availability server environment on Joyent Cloud.

Image Management
Create, build, snapshot and replicate images on Joyent Cloud.

Scaling and Automation
Scale, Monitor and Direct Resources in Joyent Cloud.

Storage
Protect, back-up and manage your data on Joyent Cloud.

Securing Joyent Cloud
End-to-end security on Joyent Cloud.

Getting Started in Detail
The Joyent Public Cloud offers a high degree of security in various ways. Part of this security is tied into how you access your virtual machines. Instead of a using a username/password combo for authentication, you will need to generate an SSH key, which is exponentially more secure. However, understanding how to work with SSH is a challenge if you are unfamiliar with the process.

Getting Started with Joyent Cloud
Guide to Getting Started with Joyent Cloud.

Frequently Asked Questions
Frequently Asked Questions about Joyent Cloud and Joyent SmartDataCenter.

Joyent Cloud Docs
If you are reading this, you are probably wondering "how do I get an instance up and running so that I can start to do stuff with it." If you are new to the Joyent Public Cloud, this is a good place to start.

Working with Databases
You have probably reached a point where you are rolling with your compute instance and your databases are churning through lots of data. Now you just need to make sure that you periodically maintain the integrity of your database. The following topics guide you through fine tuning and maintaining your MySQL database on a Joyent compute instance.

Performance Monitoring
One of the key strengths of building your stack on the Joyent Public Cloud is access to cutting-edge transparency in terms of monitoring application performance.

Generating an SSH Key
Use these instructions to generate an SSH key you can use to connect to your SmartMachine or virtual machine.