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A consolidated library of product information, educational materials, the latest updates to our technology and solutions.
Securely back-up data, file and configurations on Joyent Cloud.
Analyze. Identify Issues. Increase Application Performance.
Convert data into actionable insight.
Create, build, snapshot and replicate images on Joyent Cloud.
Create a high-availability server environment on Joyent Cloud.
Scaling and Automation
Scale, Monitor and Direct Resources in Joyent Cloud.
Securing Joyent Cloud
End-to-end security on Joyent Cloud.
Protect, back-up and manage your data on Joyent Cloud.
Frequently Asked Questions
Frequently Asked Questions about Joyent Cloud and Joyent SmartDataCenter.
Getting Started with Joyent Cloud
Guide to Getting Started with 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.
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.
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.
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.
Generating an SSH Key
Use these instructions to generate an SSH key you can use to connect to your SmartMachine or virtual machine.