Databases

Announcing Public Cloud Databases for MongoDB in General Availability!

Announcing Public Cloud Databases for MongoDB in General Availability!

A bit more than 3 months ago, we announced in a previous post our intention to provide managed databases in our Public Cloud ecosystem. After hundreds of cluster delivered for free, dozens of pull requests, tons of constructive discussions with customers and partners,… we are live! We are really pleased to announce our Public Cloud …

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Announcing Public Cloud Databases! starting with MongoDB this week

Announcing Public Cloud Databases! starting with MongoDB this week

I’ve been dreaming about writing this blog post for almost 4 years, and today is finally the big day! We’ve just started providing managed databases as a service in our Public Cloud offer, starting with the wonderful MongoDB engine. Many others will follow in the coming months. This means so much to us and also …

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Another day in ProxySQL life: sharing is caring

This post is another part of our list of short posts pinpointing specific cases OVHcloud has dealt with, both preparing for and during the migration. Here, we tell a story of how sometimes, a little unexpected behaviour can lead to a bug fix in a software program used by millions of people around the world. …

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A day in the life of a ProxySQL at OVHcloud

As explained thoroughly in an earlier post, the P19 migration meant we needed to add a new element to our infrastructure… namely the ProxySQL. Life was not easy for it at first, but it soon learned how to handle the diverse range of configurations your websites have, particularly when it comes to making sure the path connecting …

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Contributing to Apache HBase: custom data balancing

Contributing to Apache HBase: custom data balancing

In today’s blogpost, we’re going to take a look at our upstream contribution to Apache HBase’s stochastic load balancer, based on our experience of running HBase clusters to support OVHcloud’s monitoring. The context Have you ever wondered how: we generate the graphs for your OVHcloud server or web hosting package? our internal teams monitor their …

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migrate-datacentre --quiet: How do we seamlessly migrate a datacentre?

migrate-datacentre –quiet: How do we seamlessly migrate a datacentre?

In our previous articles, we explained why we had to move 800,000 databases from one datacentre to another, 300 kilometres away. So here we are… We did it!Now we will focus on a very important goal of any migration. From your point of view, as a customer, you must see… Nothing! I understand this completely, …

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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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How to win at the massive database migration game

In our previous articles, we explained why we had to move 800,000 databases from one datacentre to another, 300 kilometres away. So here we are… My team and I did it! It was a real brain-burner, so I hope our story will help you to address more of the huge technical projects we love to …

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