Virtual Servers (Cloud VPS)

Cloud VPS servers are kernel-based virtual machines (KVM) that can be easily scaled-up on the go.

What is a Cloud VPS Server?

More specifically, Cloud virtual private server (VPS) is a kernel-based virtual machine (KVM) that shares hardware and network resources with other Cloud VPS servers, just like a standard virtual machine of most of the cloud providers out there.

How can I get Cloud VPS servers?

Cloud VPS Servers are deployed by a fully automated provisioning system that runs a multi-step server preparation process to give you a clean and safe server each time on-demand. You get Linux Cloud VPS servers deployed in 2 to 10 minutes.

Cloud VPS servers are billed on an hourly or fixed-term basis, with monthly, quarterly, semi-annual and annual billing cycles available. You may order Smart VPS servers through your Client Portal or automate provisioning via Cherry Servers API.

How can I scale my Cloud VPS server?

Cloud VPS servers can be scaled-up to a higher tier plan at any time without loosing data stored on that server. There is a short downtime period when moving your Cloud VPS plan into a higher tier. The downtime duration depends on the amount of data stored on your server, and is roughly 1 minute per GB.

Cloud VPS server can be upgraded into a higher tier only. You can do so through your Client Portal by choosing a specific Cloud VPS server, and selecting "Upgrade" option on the Server actions menu, as showed below:

What are available Cloud VPS server plans?

There are 4 Cloud VPS plans available in EU-Nord-1 and EU-West-1 regions: Cloud VPS 1, Cloud VPS 2, Cloud VPS 4, Cloud VPS 6.

Each Cloud VPS plan has 1TB of free traffic package included by default, according to our Bandwidth Policy.

What operating systems are available?

We support the following operating systems for Cloud VPS servers at the moment:

  • Ubuntu - versions 16.04, 18.04 and 20.04 available;
  • CentOS - versions 7, 8 available;
  • Debian - versions 9, 10 available;

Additional IP Addresses

Instead of a standard Management IP Cloud VPS is assigned with a Floating IP as the primary public IP address of the server. Due to this reason Cloud VPS servers do not have gateway, nor netmask configuration.  In addition to the primary IP address you may add a number of additional IP addresses to your Cloud VPS server:

  • Floating IP. A plublic IPv4 address that can be instantly moved from one server to another within the same region.
  • DDoS Protected Floating IP. A floating IP address that has an additional layer of DDOS scrubbing protection applied in real-time.

Features

Private VLAN Subnet

Private VLAN Subnet is a virtual local area network (VLAN) interface that groups servers within a Team to enable private interactions, as if the servers were attached to the same wire.

Out-of-band Management Console

Out-of-band management (OOBM) Console is a remote server management technology that uses the Remote Frame Buffer protocol (RFB) to remotely control another computer through a Virtual Network Computing (VNC) graphical desktop-sharing system.

Server Tags

Server tagging is a way to mark your cloud infrastructure resources in any organizational pattern of your choice, which helps you organize, control and monitor your cloud resources better.

Cloud-init Service

Cloud-init is a service that allows you fetch user data when provisioning new servers via API.

Present Limitations

Cloud VPS servers share a pool of SSD storage, which limited to 3000 IOPS.

Additional features like Elastic Block Storage, Monitoring and IP Subnets are temporarily unavailable.