Technical FAQ

Everything you want to know about the technical aspects of SquareScale

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How do I use environment variables in my application?

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How can I set up a public DNS name?

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Can I modify the RDBMS (Relational Database Server) at anytime?

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Can I change the RDBMS (database server) size at anytime?

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Can I switch the type of infrastructure from development to HA at anytime?

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Can I change the number of instances of services at anytime?

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Can I change the number of nodes at anytime?

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How do I access the logs?

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How does DNS resolving work in my infrastructure?

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What is the URL of my project?

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What is the difference between global and local environment variables?

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How do I change environment variables?

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How do my different services interact?

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What is Service Discovery?

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What is the difference between computing capacity (number of nodes) and services scale (number of instances of a service)?

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How long does scale up/down last?

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How do I use a load balancer?

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Why should I have at least 3 nodes in my computing power instead of 2 by cluster?

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What can I do with the load balancer?

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What is a load balancer?

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Do I need to take care of security issues?

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Where can I find documentation on SquareScale?

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Can I use the web interface only to interact with SquareScale?

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Do I need to use the CLI (Command Line Interface) to interact with SquareScale?

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Which services are currently supported by SquareScale?

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How is SquareScale integrated with my development workflow?

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Which Docker version does SquareScale require?

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Does SquareScale support stateless applications?

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Does SquareScale support stateful applications?

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What happened if one of my servers is down?

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How do I update my application into my infrastructure?

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Does SquareScale support autoscale?

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What does "scale" mean?

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Does SquareScale run Kubernetes?

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Do I need to use Docker containers to use SquareScale?

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Why does SquareScale use Nomad instead of Kubernetes?

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Is SquareScale IaaS, PaaS or CaaS?

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What technologies must I use to deploy on SquareScale?

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