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The 05-12-2018

Our new site in Croix: a world-class factory for the production of servers

2018 marks an important year for OVH with the opening of a brand new site for the Manufacturing and Logistics teams in Croix, near the Roubaix headquarters in northern France. It is a showcase for the group's know-how, innovation and mindset, says Guillaume Hochart, Project Manager. Modernising the entire production chain is one of his missions.Why this project to create a new site for the Manufacturing...

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The 27-11-2018

Hot-migrating datacentres – we did it!

Upgrading from versions that are no longer supported, extending or replacing a datacentre, implementing a disaster recovery plan — there are many reasons for moving workloads between different datacentres. And it has never been so quick and easy to switch from the US West Coast to the East Coast or from Amsterdam to Limbourg. In just a couple of clicks, workloads can be sent between different datacentres...

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The 27-11-2018

IOPS up to 10 times faster with the OVH Public Cloud

Good news for all those who take advantage of our Public Cloud to store large amounts of data: we have deployed hardware and software optimisations that will ultimately allow us to deliver improved performance across all instances and regions. The gain is far from minor: on a type B2-7 instance, for example, we go from 2,000 input/output operations per second (IOPS) to 20,000 IOPS – more than 10 times...

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The 27-11-2018

How to reconcile ITIL and agile approaches to managing infrastructures

To manage our infrastructures at OVH, we have deployed the ITIL* set of best practices. It's important to note that we are an agile organisation and use SCRUM concepts in developing our services. The ITIL framework has become essential in the field of IT service management all over the world. On the other hand, it is also often considered cumbersome and prone to drag down an organisation by robbing...

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The 27-11-2018

Rally: from benchmarking to continuous improvement

Our aim to maintain high quality levels while continuously improving our offers means we have to be able to define and measure quality, detect variations and investigate any deteriorations.To achieve this, we have identified two major points on OpenStack (the solution behind our Public Cloud) that we consider essential to the customer experience:using the OpenStack API via OpenStack clients, libraries...

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