Month: August 2020

Privacy Shield : Invalidation

Privacy Shield: Invalidation

On 16 July, in a much-awaited ruling (C-311/18), the Court of Justice of the European Union  (ECJ) dealt a serious blow to the practice of transferring personal data to countries outside the European Union.    A bit of history…   This case dates back to 25 June 2013, when Mr Maximilian Schrems, an European citizen, filed a complaint with the Irish …

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Declarative integration tests in a microservice environment

Declarative integration tests in a microservice environment

At OVHcloud, the Domain Names team currently manages a total of 5 millions domain names. To handle this volume, and anticipate future growth, we have been migrating our information system from a monolith to a microservice-inspired architecture. Although this ongoing migration presents lots of advantages over the monolithic approach (scalability being the most obvious), a …

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Executing delivery projects in a hyper-scalable environment

Executing delivery projects in a hyper-scalable environment

Effective cloud computing requires both agility and thrift. To translate: the delivery of cloud projects needs to be lean and highly adaptable. Hyper-agility is part of OVHcloud’s DNA; who are simultaneously creating and disrupting paradigms in the tech and project management sectors. Back to basics Delivery management is the function of applying processes to ensure …

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SMAUG, the brand new OCHcloud backbone network infrastructure

SMAUG, the brand new OVHcloud backbone network infrastructure

The OVHcloud network has 34 PoPs (Points of Presence); located in Europe, North America and Asia-Pacific. With a global capacity of around 21Tbps, the OVHcloud network can handle much more traffic than other providers. At OVHcloud, network traffic is constantly growing to meet the needs of millions of internet users, who utilise our 31 data …

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