Another day in ProxySQL life: sharing is caring

This post is another part of our list of short posts pinpointing specific cases OVHcloud has dealt with, both preparing for and during the migration. Here, we tell a story of how sometimes, a little unexpected behaviour can lead to a bug fix in a software program used by millions of people around the world. …

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Protect Yourself, And Protect Your IT Infrastructure

On 20th March 2020, ENISA (the European Union Agency for Cybersecurity) published an article calling for vigilance from both companies and individuals, following scam attempts that are capitalising on the COVID-19 healthcare crisis. Various organisations such as ANSSI (the National Cybersecurity Agency of France), the NCSC (National Cyber Security Center), and CISA (Cybersecurity And Infrastructure …

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Announcing Kafka-on-Pulsar: bring native Kafka protocol support to Apache Pulsar

This post has been published on both the StreamNative and OVHcloud blogs and was co-authored by Sijie Guo, Jia Zhai and Pierre Zemb. Thanks Horacio Gonzalez for the illustrations! We are excited to announce that StreamNative and OVHcloud are open-sourcing “Kafka on Pulsar” (KoP).  KoP brings the native Apache Kafka protocol support to Apache Pulsar …

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The Open Source Metrics family welcomes Catalyst and Erlenmeyer

At OVHcloud Metrics, we love open source! Our goal is to provide all of our users with a full experience. We rely on the Warp10 time series database which enables us to build open source tools for our users benefit. Let’s take a look at some in this blogpost. Storage tool Our Infrastructure is based …

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Managing Harbor at cloud scale : The story behind Harbor Kubernetes Operator

Recently, our container platforms team made our “Private Managed Registry” service generally available. In this blog post, we will explain why OVHcloud chose to base this service on the Harbor project, built a Kubernetes operator for it, and open sourced it under the CNCF goharbor project. The need for a S.M.A.R.T private registry After our …

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Open Solidarity

COVID‑19 – One Team – One Company – #Open_solidarity

Since the COVID-19 pandemic was declared on the 30th January, we have been carefully observing how the situation has developed across the globe. Today, depending on the guidelines issued by governing healthcare authorities, our company is managing local situations in all regions where we have teams. We are doing this to guarantee our employees’ safety, …

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Machine learning : from idea to reality

Since you are currently reading a blog post from a tech company, I’ll bet you’ve already heard about artificial intelligence and machine learning dozens of times this month. And this is perfectly understandable! Health, advertising, gaming, insurance, banking, e-commerce… you name it. Behind the buzz, the reality is here, and we can say for sure that …

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Doing BIG automation with Celery

Intro TL;DR: You might want to skip the intro and jump right into “Celery – Distributed Task Queue”. Hello! I’m Bartosz Rabiega, and I’m part of the R&D/DevOps teams at OVHcloud. As part of our daily work, we’re developing and maintaining the Ceph-as-a-Service project, in order to provide highly available, solid, distributed storage for various …

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A day in the life of a ProxySQL at OVHcloud

As explained thoroughly in an earlier post, the P19 migration meant we needed to add a new element to our infrastructure… namely the ProxySQL. Life was not easy for it at first, but it soon learned how to handle the diverse range of configurations your websites have, particularly when it comes to making sure the path connecting …

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