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What is OVH?

Hundreds of new servers are installed in our 12 datacenters everyday. For our clients, this guarantees bare-metal resources accessible in less than an hour, and the liberty to use it to rollout the software of their choice. The many functions available on our dedicated servers allow our clients to manage their infrastructure autonomously.
OVH is a tool in the Dedicated Cloud Hosting category of a tech stack.

Who uses OVH?

Companies
84 companies reportedly use OVH in their tech stacks, including Webedia, Kiwi, and BuiltWith Pty Ltd.

Developers
132 developers on StackShare have stated that they use OVH.

OVH Integrations

Why developers like OVH?

Here’s a list of reasons why companies and developers use OVH
OVH Reviews

Here are some stack decisions, common use cases and reviews by companies and developers who chose OVH in their tech stack.

Mohamed Labouardy
Mohamed Labouardy
Founder at Komiser · | 5 upvotes · 15.8K views
atKomiserKomiser
Google Compute Engine
Google Compute Engine
Amazon Web Services
Amazon Web Services
OVH
OVH
Microsoft Azure
Microsoft Azure
Go
Go
GitHub
GitHub

Google Compute Engine Amazon Web Services OVH Microsoft Azure Go GitHub

Last week, we released a fresh new release of Komiser with support of multiple AWS accounts. Komiser support multiple AWS accounts through named profiles that are stored in the credentials files.

You can now analyze and identify potential cost savings on unlimited AWS environments (Production, Staging, Sandbox, etc) on one single dashboard.

Read the full story in the blog post.

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Adrien Rey-Jarthon
Adrien Rey-Jarthon
Founder at updown.io · | 5 upvotes · 15.4K views
atupdown.ioupdown.io
OVH
OVH
DigitalOcean
DigitalOcean
Let's Encrypt
Let's Encrypt
#IPv6

Hosting updown.io started with a single OVH server and quickly grew to more server, first it was DigitalOcean VMs and we were very satisfied about them. But we then noticed some shortcomings about #IPv6 networking, although DigitalOcean supports it they don't provide the standard IP range to each VM (by choice) and thus have to block port 25 to avoid other machines being blocked in case of spammer. This is not good for us it means we can't monitor IPv6 SMTP servers properly, that's why we switched to @Vultr (one of their main competitors) which provides similar prices, more locations, and true IPv6 support with no blocked ports. Of course they offer less tools and the support is probably better at DigitalOcean but so far we're happy with @Vultr.

We still use some @OVH servers (which offers tremendous price/performance ratio) for the main web and database server + 2 of the daemons. In addition to this, we also have 2 DigitalOcean VMs for the secondary web and database server and for the automatic TLS termination proxy used to automatically issue Let's Encrypt certs for status page custom domains (for these servers the IPv6 port block is not an issue)

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Nicolas Theck
Nicolas Theck
Student at RocketPlay · | 3 upvotes · 28.4K views
atRocketPlayRocketPlay
HTML5
HTML5
JavaScript
JavaScript
Vue.js
Vue.js
Webpack
Webpack
GitLab
GitLab
GitLab CI
GitLab CI
Ubuntu
Ubuntu
npm
npm
nginx
nginx
CloudFlare
CloudFlare
ExpressJS
ExpressJS
Sequelize
Sequelize
PostgreSQL
PostgreSQL
JSON Web Token
JSON Web Token
PM2
PM2
OVH
OVH
Node.js
Node.js
Twilio SendGrid
Twilio SendGrid
#Frontend
#Backend
#Pulsejs
#Passport
#Ns

We use JavaScript in both our #Frontend and #Backend. Front-End wise, we're using tools like Vue.js , Webpack (for dev & building), pulsejs . For delivering the content, we push to GitLab & use GitLab CI (running on our own Ubuntu machine) to install (with npm) our packages, build the app trough Webpack and finally push it to our nginx server via a folder. From there, use accessing the website will get cached content thanks to CloudFlare. Back-End wise, we again use JavaScript with tools such as ExpressJS (http server), Sequelize (database, server running on PostgreSQL ) but also JSON Web Token with passport to authenticate our users. Same process used in front-end is used for back-end, we just copy files to a dist where PM2 watches for any change made to the Node.js app. Traffic doesn't go trough CloudFlare for upload process reasons but our nginx reverse proxy handles the request (which do go trough CloudFlare SSL-wise, since we're using their ns servers with our OVH domain.) Other utils we use are SendGrid for email sending & obviously HTML5 for the base Vue.js app. I hope this article will tell you more about the Tech we use here at RocketPlay :p

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Joshua Dean KĂĽpper
Joshua Dean KĂĽpper
CEO at Scrayos UG (haftungsbeschränkt) · | 3 upvotes · 10K views
atScrayos UG (haftungsbeschränkt)Scrayos UG (haftungsbeschränkt)
Hetzner Online AG
Hetzner Online AG
DigitalOcean
DigitalOcean
OVH
OVH

We use Hetzner Online AG since the inception of our business, because of the great prices, marvelous support and great interface (especially the new cloud interface). Other options that we tested are DigitalOcean (was more expensive than the new hetzner cloud and didn't offer "huge" dedicated servers), @Vultr (about the same issue as with DigitalOcean , although the prices were better), OVH (Prices, old interface, no "tiny" packages and [at least back at the day] only monthly payment) and Living Bots (Only dedicated servers, too expensive for our needs).

Hetzner offered the best spectrum of servers and has great prices and REALLY great prices in the server auctions.

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Timo Schaller
Timo Schaller
Founder at HyVive · | 1 upvotes · 2.6K views
atHyViveHyVive
OVH
OVH

All of our other Services are hosted at OVH like Domains, V-Server and more... OVH

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John Houlder
John Houlder
at StreamJar · | 1 upvotes · 2.6K views
atShadowICTShadowICT
OVH
OVH

We use OVH to host the majority of our servers spread across the globe. This allows us to have a single point of contact for our main hosting when issues arise as well as giving us the ability to quickly failover servers when needed. OVH also helps us by keeping the price we pay for servers down therefore keeping the fees on our products themselves down. OVH

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OVH's Features

  • Delivery of servers in less than an hour 24/7/365
  • Full user control
  • Guaranteed bandwidth
  • 99,99 % availability
  • Leader in the use of SSD
  • Latest technology components
  • More than 85 operating systems and distributions

OVH Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to OVH?
Scaleway
Scaleway is the best platform to deploy BareMetal ARM & X64 SSD cloud servers. Enjoy a new cloud computing experience!
SoftLayer
SoftLayer dedicated servers give you options from entry-level single processor servers to quad proc, hex-core, and even GPU-powered workhorses. They're all deployed in real time via our portal or API.
Hetzner Online AG
Hetzner Online is a professional web hosting provider and experienced data center operator. Since 1997 the company has provided private and business clients with high-performance hosting products as well as the necessary infrastructure for the efficient operation of websites.
Rackspace OnMetal
OnMetal servers are single-tenant, bare-metal servers provisioned via the same OpenStack API as our cloud. They can be spun up as quickly as VMs to offer the agility of multi-tenant environments with the performance of single-tenant hardware. OnMetal servers are our own design and are engineered in a highly opinionated way. We’ve made them 100 percent solid-state with external cooling, leading to increased mean time between failures (MTBF). They are also incredibly large, so you’ll need fewer of them.
10gbps.io
Dedicated server provider with latest technology hardware solutions and premium data delivery for bandwidth intensive businesses. All servers are fitted with high end components and unshared 10Gbps ports
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OVH's Followers
132 developers follow OVH to keep up with related blogs and decisions.
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