Cycle is comprised of several different stand-alone services. These services provide all the functionality offered by the platform. Most services listed here are used under the hood by the platform, and users will mostly interact with the platform via the Portal or Public API services.

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Cycle Services

Service NameDescription
NexusCommunication mesh for Cycle's core services.
DNSCycle's Domain Name Service. Provides routing for domains pointed to Cycle's nameservers
ConsoleCycle's console service. Provides SSH access to containers in a safe and centralized manner.
Public APICycle's Public API enables both users and the portal to interact with the platform.
AuthCycle's authorization service.
ManagerJob scheduling and delegator for Cycle services.
FactoryCycle's factory service builds container images during stack imports.
Compute ProxyThe compute proxy service routes requests between the central platform and client servers.
PortalThe portal provides a user friendly interface for managing containers and infrastructure.

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