Entries by Vladimir Petrov


Volume Encryption l CloudStack Feature Deep Dive

Introduction Everyone would agree that data is the most important thing in the cloud today, and after so many breaches, encrypting data is increasingly popular among cloud service providers. Adding this additional security layer can make it even more difficult for unauthorized users to access your precious data. In this article, I’d like to introduce a new feature that enables Apache CloudStack to work with encrypted Root and Data Volumes when using KVM hypervisor. This encryption is transparent to the guest OS, greatly simplifying the operator experience, and removing the need to handle encryption keys, maintain key server infrastructure, and […]

Choose Open-Source l Meet The Team

Hi, my name is Vladimir Petrov and I am a Software Test Engineer at ShapeBlue. I started 10 months ago and have now been here long enough to share my ‘first impressions’ with you. Let me start with some background. I have been involved with computers since I was 10 years old, and I started my professional career as a system administrator 20 years ago, switching to Quality Assurance (QA) 3 years later. I worked for several different companies (big ones like SAP and small startups); tried different industries (finance, e-commerce, communications) and different roles (manual and automation QA, team […]