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September 04, 2018

Infrastructure as code: Creating a multi-regional blog with Terraform on the OVH Public Cloud – Part 2

Welcome to the second post in our series of articles covering IaC with Terraform. In our first post, we laid out the groundwork for our project. It’s now time to get started configuring an instance, and see how we can use it to put a blog online!In a field where DevOps predominantly hold the most expertise, it makes sense to patch an infrastructure the same way you would correct lines of code, with...

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August 14, 2018

OVH – L1 Terminal Fault (L1TF) / Foreshadow disclosure

We were recently informed by our partners at Intel of the discovery of a new vector of the "speculative execution side-channel" type, named L1TF / Foreshadow and based on the same concept as the Spectre and Meltdown flaws discovered in January and May of 2018. What is L1TF?Called "L1 Terminal Fault" (L1TF) – or "Foreshadow" – this vulnerability concerns CPUs with SMT technology (also known as “hyper-threading”...

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August 14, 2018

OVH and OVH US: Working together

OVH and OVH US: Working togetherWith the launch of OVH US, the group has established a presence in the world’s largest, most mature market. This represents a real challenge, especially for a company whose growth has been purely organic so far. The stakes are high, but particularly motivating because everyone has something to gain: the group, its growth and its customers, as explained by Russell Reeder,...

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July 31, 2018

OVH network capacity has hit 15 terabits per second!

OVH has deployed, operated and maintained its own fibre optic network since 2006. It connects 32 points of presence (PoP) around the world. How does this infrastructure benefit our customers? Why do we need to keep developing it continuously? And what does “network capacity” mean? Read on to find out. What exactly does “network capacity” mean?All of our 28 data centres are connected to the internet...

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July 27, 2018

The Digital Launch Pad takes off

Our support programme for startups, the OVH Digital Launch Pad, will soon celebrate its third birthday. Time to look at its achievements so far... Let’s start by looking at the numbers and picking out a couple of key figures. Of the 5,000 startups that applied to the programme, we have accepted more than 1,500. We have supported them in over 120 countries, with more than 500 hours of technical support....

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