Month: November 2019

How to win at the massive database migration game

In our previous articles, we explained why we had to move 800,000 databases from one datacentre to another, 300 kilometres away. So here we are… My team and I did it! It was a real brain-burner, so I hope our story will help you to address more of the huge technical projects we love to …

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The OVHcloud to Protect & Support Innovation

The OVHcloud strategy to promote and protect innovation

During the OVHcloud Summit last October, we announced the recent filing of 50 patent families.  These patent applications obviously concern our “hardware” innovations (you know that we manufacture our servers, racks, cooling systems…) but also software patents, because contrary to popular belief it is possible to patent certain software (under certain conditions, but this is not the subject …

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