For the past few months perhaps you might have made use of the servers in the US. The changes in the storage technology was one of the strong points in the hosting infrastructure. Prior to this, we had to adapt the infrastructure so that it could understand "n" datacenters. The implementation of this new storage platform was not as complicated as it seems since it is completely independent to the architecture in France. With a new datacenter, it was therefore quite a trivial matter to build from scratch, and all of the new servers in the US made use of this new platform from day one.
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There are many reasons to create a system image for your servers: to build a custom system with your preferred applications pre-installed, to create an image of a game server that can be easily deployed, to simply duplicate a custom server, or simply to backup one's system...
The procedure is relatively simple and can be performed by anybody, as long as you pay careful attention to the detail.
To celebrate Gandi's 10th anniversary, this hair-brained idea to give away, in ten days, 55000 domains, raise a very practical question. How, once we open the floodgates on such an operation, to maintain the highest quality of service on the site? The festive spirit could well have transformed into a nightmare for our customers if they were suddenly unable to access their management interface.
So we took the decision to host the event on a dedicated site. This was a hitherto dreamed of occasion to put ourselves into our customers' shoes, and use our hosting infrastructure for this event. We defined the rules of play: Using only the tools provided to our customers, build an architecture which was easily scalable and didn't break the bank, and to demonstrate our renowned flexibility.