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New: Proxmox 3.45#

On Friday February 20, 2015. 16:05, by tarik, in:
Dedicated Servers(5)
Hello there,

The Proxmox team has announced yesterday the availability of Proxmox VE 3.4.

This new release brings again a long and interesting list of new features:

  • ZFS support (not available on installation via Manager)
  • Based on Debian Wheezy 7.8
  • Improved web interface.
  • Updated KVM/qemu 2.1.3 with new features.
  • Updated Kernel Image, adding new drivers.

As well as an important list of bugfixes.

For a full list of updates, go the the official roadmap link here

There is also a video presentation of the new features available on the their official website:

Proxmox VE 3.4 is already available to install from our Manager interface or API.

Enjoy !

Tarik @ OVH

New distribution: Cloud Linux 62#

On Monday July 28, 2014. 23:26, by tarik, in:
Dedicated Servers(2)
Hello everyone !

CloudLinux is a CentOS-based distribution targeted toward hosting with the ability to isolate lightweight, virtualized environments with extensive controls over resource usage

Some added values ​​of CloudLinux are:

- Increased safety with CageFS which serves user isolation users
- Choice of many PHP versions: CloudLinux provides the versions 4.4, 5.2, 5.3, 5.4 and 5.5
- Customized Linux kernel for more security and stability

CloudLinux is the perfect match for use with Plesk or cPanel control pannels.

This distribution requires a paid license. 30 days test licenses are available directly from CloudLinux:

These licenses will be available directly through the OVH API and the Manager v6 interface.

This is a basic installation with only services for SSH and DNS preinstalled.

Plesk and cPanel versions will be available soon.

Please, do not hesitate to send us your comments.

Best regards,

Tarik @ OVH

Centos 7 now available7#

On Tuesday July 8, 2014. 22:02, by tarik, in:
Dedicated Servers(7)
Hello there,

The CentOS project has announced the availability of CentOS 7:

We are very pleased to announce that it is already available to install from your manager interface.

This is a basic installation with only services for SSH and DNS preinstalled.

CentOS is a free and open source distribution derived from the public sources of RedHat Entreprise Linux (RHEL). Each CentOS version is maintained for up to 10 years - ie until 30 June 2024 !

For the first time upgrading from previous version - 6.5 to the current version is now officially supported.

See the Red Hat documentation here for more details:

This new version is currently in BETA, do not hesitate to us your comments.

Best regards,

Tarik @ OVH

Ubuntu Server 14.04 "Trusty Tahr" BETA available0#

On Thursday April 17, 2014. 19:47, by tarik, in:
Dedicated Servers(0)

Ubuntu has just announced the availability of Ubuntu 14.04 " Trusty Tahr ."

It is already available on our different management interfaces and the v6 API.

OVH installation system allows you to choose between the latest OVH kernel or Ubuntu 3.13

This version of Ubuntu will take advantage of the "Long Term Support " ( LTS ) and will therefore actively supported for 5 years from today .

On Cloud and virtualization side , Ubuntu 14.04 includes:

OpenStack 2014.1
( Icehouse ) , Xen 4.4, Qemu 2.0.0 and 1.0 LXC .

It will also include the most recent LAMP stacks components :

MySQL 5.5 , MySQL 5.6, MariaDB 5.5
Apache 2.4
PHP 5.5

For the full list of additions, we recommend that you check out the official release notes:

As usual, basic installation is only available on 64bits with SSH and DNS services preinstalled.

A " Desktop " version with x2go for use on remote offices is also in preparation and will be offered soon.

Enjoy !



On Monday March 24, 2014. 21:16, by tarik, in:
Hello everyone,

This section is aimed at sharing experiences and information about OVH.COM VPS products and related subjects.

More details and pricing could be found here

Thank you and welcome.


VPS - Private Beta available now31#

On Monday March 24, 2014. 21:00, by tarik, in:
Hello eveyone !

We are very excited to announce to our north american customers that starting from today and for only one week we begin taking applicants for VPS Private Beta.

If you are interested , contact us to receive you personal access code. This code allows you to get one free month on the VPS server of your choice (excluding options).

Orders will be soon open to everyone.

You can find all the details about this offering here

During the beta phase, please don't hesitate to leave us your comments here.


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