Month: March 2019

2019-03-27 - Dedicated servers : twice the bandwidth for the same price

Dedicated Servers: twice the bandwidth for the same price

We announced it at the OVH Summit 2018… We were going to double the public bandwidth on OVH dedicated servers, without changing the price. A promise is a promise, so several weeks ago we fulfilled it: your servers now have twice the bandwidth, for the same price! We knew from the start that this upgrade …

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Birth of an OVH Bare Metal server

Dedicated Servers: The new ranges are on their way!

Since the year 2000, OVH teams have been designing and assembling all of the OVH group’s servers in-house. In fact, there are currently 400K servers in operation, and 2018 marked the millionth server assembled! Our dedicated servers are the foundation of all OVHcloud products. That’s why we wanted to enhance the different ranges, in order to improve our customers’ …

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OVH Dedicated Servers are ISO 27001 certified

Dedicated Servers are ISO 27001 certified

On March 14, OVH obtained ISO/IEC 27001:2013 certification for the Information Security Management System of Dedicated Servers. This certification obtained after an independent audit by LNE company, provides strong reassurance to customers and users of the services hosted on these servers. What is the ISO 27001 standard and certification? ISO/IEC 27001 is an international standard …

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Understanding the anatomy of GPUs using Pokémon

In the previous episode… In our previous blog post about Deep Learning, we explained that this technology is all about massive parallel matrix computation, and that these computations are simplistic operations: + and x. Fact 1:  GPUs are good for (drum roll)… Once you get that Deep Learning is just massive parallel matrix multiplications and additions, …

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How to monitor your Kubernetes Cluster with OVH Observability

Our colleagues in the K8S team launched the OVH Managed Kubernetes solution last week, in which they manage the Kubernetes master components and spawn your nodes on top of our Public Cloud solution. I will not describe the details of how it works here, but there are already many blog posts about it (here and here, to get you …

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Monitoring guidelines for OVH Observability

At the OVH Observability (formerly Metrics) team, we collect, process and analyse most of OVH’s monitoring data. It represents about 500M unique metrics, pushing data points at a steady rate of 5M per second. This data can be classified in two ways: host or application monitoring. Host monitoring is mostly based on hardware counters (CPU, …

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Continuous Delivery and Deployment Workflows with CDS

Continuous Delivery and Deployment Workflows with CDS

The CDS Workflow is a key feature of OVH CI/CD Platform. This structuring choice to add an additional concept above CI/CD pipelines and jobs is definitely an essential feature after more than three years of intense use.

Before going further on the explanation of a CDS workflow, we will make some reminders about the concepts of pipelines and jobs. Those concepts are based on the reference book 8 Principles of Continuous Delivery.

Federate your Private Cloud with your Active Directory

Federation is a beta feature offered to all OVH Private Cloud customers with vCenter 6.5. If you want to be part of the beta, please contact our support team. It allows you to use an external Microsoft Active Directory as the authentication source to access to the VMware vCenter server. The implementation of this feature has …

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