Swift at OVHcloud

Dealing with small files with OpenStack Swift (part 1)

OpenStack Swift is a distributed storage system that is easy to scale horizontally, using standard servers and disks. We are using it at OVHcloud for internal needs, and as a service for our customers. By design, it is rather easy to use, but you still need to think about your workload when designing a Swift …

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Web hosting – How do our databases work?

In our series of articles about migrating web hosting infrastructure from Paris to Gravelines (the first of which is here), we neglected to mention the databases. This is however a very important part, with 800,000 databases to be migrated! In these new series of posts, we will tell you about our experience with web hosting …

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Simplify your research experiments with Kubernetes

Simplify your research experiments with Kubernetes

Abstract As a researcher I need to conduct experiments to validate my hypotheses. When the field of Computer Science is involved, it is well known that practitioners tend to drive experiments on different environments (at the hardware level: x86/arm/…, CPU frequency, available memory, or at the software level: operating system, versions of libraries). The problem …

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AI at OVHcloud

Academics and OVH: an AI-centric collaboration

At OVH, our innovation process stimulates internal collaboration. We have seen this with frugal innovation, but also externally with SMEs, schools or laboratories. An example of collaboration with academics is a particular thesis launched this year, about Artificial Intelligence, which focused on Automated Machine Learning field. Collaborative research at OVH through a thesis A CIFRE …

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DepC by OVHcloud

Introducing DepC: the OVH platform for computing QoS

At OVH, our first mission as a cloud service provider is to provide products with high quality of service (QoS). Whether they are dedicated servers, cloud servers or hosted websites, our customers expect our solutions to be very high quality. And that’s exactly what our teams strive to offer you on a daily basis! It’s …

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Welcome to OVHcloud!

As part of our company’s ongoing business evolution, we are proud to fully embrace OVHcloud as our brand. The time is right for this change – transitioning to OVHcloud reflects fully who we are today and symbolizes our future. Are you ready? The digital world around us is changing every day. It is shaping and …

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Web hosting: How to migrate 3 Million web sites?

In previous articles, we saw what are the operational and techniques constraints of the migration project of our data center in Paris. If you have not followed everything on our technical constraints, I invite you to reread the article presenting the infrastructure of our web hosting. We built our migration scenarios by taking these constraints …

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