Month: January 2020

TSL by OVHcloud

TSL (or how to query time series databases)

Last year, we released TSL as an open source tool to query a Warp 10 platform, and by extension, the OVHcloud Metrics Data Platform. But how has it evolved since then? Is TSL ready to query other time series databases? What about TSL states on the Warp10 eco-system? TSL to query many time series databases …

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migrate-datacentre --quiet: How do we seamlessly migrate a datacentre?

migrate-datacentre –quiet: How do we seamlessly migrate a datacentre?

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… We did it!Now we will focus on a very important goal of any migration. From your point of view, as a customer, you must see… Nothing! I understand this completely, …

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Improve your SQL workload with Observability

Improve your SQL workload with observability

Our team of database administrators used to be overwhelmed by our developers’ needs. Picture this: we had only 1.5 database admins per more than 400 tech people (DevOps, developers etc.), with only 24 hours in a day! This was a perfect use-case for observability. But what is observability, apart from a buzzword? To me, observability is …

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Swift at OVHcloud

Dealing with small files with OpenStack Swift (part 2)

In the first part of these articles, we demonstrated how storing small files in Swift may cause performance issues. In this second part we will present the solution. With this in mind, I will assume that you have read the first part, or that you are familiar with Swift. Files inside files We settled on …

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