OVHcloud Engineering

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Network devices overheat monitoring

Network devices overheat monitoring

Network devices overheat monitoring Problem to solve Monitoring our network devices is important to ensure a good quality of service for our customers. In particular, avoiding any overheat safety shutdowns is critical, even if we ensure failure resilience in our infrastructure with device redundancy. In the best scenario, if a device falls, its twin is […]

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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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Internal database architecture

OVHcloud’s internal databases infrastructure

Today, most applications rely directly or indirectly on databases. I would even take a bet and say that a large portion of those are relational databases. At OVHcloud, we rely on several dozens of clusters hosting hundreds of databases to power thousands of applications. Most of those databases power our API, host billing information and

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