Month: May 2019

Apache Spark & OVH Analytics Data Compute

How to run massive data operations faster than ever, powered by Apache Spark and OVH Analytics Data Compute

If you’re reading this blog for the first time, welcome to the ongoing data revolution! Just after the industrial revolution came what we call the digital revolution, with millions of people and objects accessing a world wide network – the internet – all of them creating new content, new data. Let’s think about ourselves… We …

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Deploying a FaaS platform on OVH Managed Kubernetes using OpenFaaS

Several weeks ago, I was taking part in a meetup about Kubernetes, when one of the attendees made a remark that resonated deeply with me… Hey, Horacio, that Kubernetes thing is rather cool, but what I would have loved to see is a Functions-as-a-Service platform. Most of my apps could be easily done with a …

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Intel vulnerabilities

Like all the players from the IT sector, OVH has been informed on May 14, 2019 of security vulnerabilities following the discovery of hardware vulnerabilities on Intel processors.  These new vulnerabilities are similar to previous spectrum and meltdown vulnerabilities and affect Intel’s microprocessors, which are part of the components used by OVH. Researchers have shown …

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IPMI-based alerting

Alerting based on IPMI data collection

The problem to solve… How to continuously monitor the health of all OVH servers, without any impact on their performance, and no intrusion on the operating systems running on them – this was the issue to address. The end goal of this data collection is to allow us to detect and forecast potential hardware failure, in …

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OVH Private Cloud and HashiCorp Terraform – Part 1

When discussing the concepts of DevOps and Infrastructure-as-a-Code, the tools developed by HashiCorp quickly come up. With Terraform, HashiCorp offers a simple way to automate infrastructure provisioning in both public clouds and on-premises. Terraform has a long history of deploying and managing OVH’s Public Cloud resources. For example, you can find a complete guide on …

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