Month: October 2020

The customer’s role in data center eco-responsibility

The customer’s role in data center eco-responsibility

OVHcloud, as European champion with global reach, is faced with major challenges, such as rising temperatures and increasing climatic disasters. We support the growth of the global internet, even as cloud infrastructure requirements continue to intensify. In 2020, to support our customers we must respond to their massive requests, and face together a large-scale healthcare …

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OVHcloud EcosystemExperience

Don’t miss the OVHcloud #EcosystemExperience!

November 3rd, 4th & 5th, 2020 For its 2020 edition, the annual OVHcloud event is evolving to meet the challenges of the accelerating digital transformation, by becoming the OVHcloud Ecosystem Experience, a fully online event. Connect with us on November 3rd, 4th & 5th, 2020 to interact with technological and industrial leaders and discover how OVHcloud is changing the game with our ecosystem to fuel businesses with ethics and sustainable solutions.   …

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The Bastion - Part 3

The Bastion – Part 3 – Security at the core

In previous parts, we’ve covered the basic principles of the bastion. We then explained how delegation was at the core of the system. This time, we’ll dig into some governing principles of how The Bastion is written. In a nutshell, the main purpose of the bastion is to ensure security, auditability and reliability in all …

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DNSSEC

An introduction to DNSSEC

DNS (Domain Name System) is the “phone book” of the internet – meaning that it translates a human-readable domain name (like ovhcloud.com) into a computer-readable IP (54.39.46.56). The DNS was designed when the internet first started. At that time, the Internet was not as big, or critical as it is today.DNS, therefore, was designed on …

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OVHcloud Predictor - Part 1

OVHcloud Predictor, part 1

In our previous article concerning the CVE-2017-9841 vulnerability, we presented our web application firewall (WAF) implemented with NAXSI. Usually, a WAF is run directly on the web server. At OVHcloud, we chose to run our web application firewall upstream, on a very powerful software layer that is specific to our web hosting infrastructures. These are …

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