Providing significant flexibility, CirrusGrid PaaS gives hosting service providers the possibility to group various types of hardware within the confines of a single platform, which allows them to build versatile and complex cloud solutions. Being named environment regions, each of such hardware sets may have a different capacity, pricing, and location, but is still orchestrated via a single infrastructure.
Despite the pretty simple concept, such an approach can bring a variety of advantages, allowing you to choose the most suitable hardware for your app’s hosting, based on:
Herewith, alongside selecting the desired hardware set during a new environment creation, the already running project can be subsequently moved to another location. If needed, this can be done in a few clicks – see more details in the Migration between Environment Regions document.
In such a way, you receive impressive flexibility for the organization of your application’s lifecycle and its dissemination policy.
So, read the complete guidance on managing environment regions for your applications below and get the maximum efficiency of this significant feature – find out how to:
In case your service hosting provider offers multiple environment regions, you can see the appropriate drop-down list on all of the frames, which are intended to initiate the creation of a new environment:
The only exception is the operation of cloning – in this case, a new environment is created in the same hardware region automatically. However, it can be easily moved to the desired location manually, with the help of the migration option.
Choose any of the provided regions (it is recommended to find out the details on each of them beforehand) to place your environment there automatically. After creation, you’ll see your new environment appeared at the dashboard being supplied with a special tiny icon assigned for the region:
Upon hovering over it, the appropriate region name is displayed. In such a way, your environments can be quickly differentiated by the region/location.
We recommend to getting acquainted with the specifics of each available region in advance to make a choice according to your needs. This information can be viewed in the following ways:
Here, the detailed info on the provided regions can be found, e.g. a general description with the list of supplied parameters and included features. However, depending on your hosting provider’s settings, this link can lead to a separate site or document page.
If more information on a particular region is required, please contact your hosting provider to get the appropriate assistance. Also, in case you’ve discovered some other location suits your application more, you can easily migrate it and benefit from the new conditions.
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