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OVH Data Center Fire Darkens Popular Sites Worldwide

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I hope everyone is fine, and website owners affected, soon will get their websites up an running again.
OVH Datacenter in France was engulfed in flames, taking down thousands of sites and businesses including popular plugins WP Rocket and Imagify. A multitude of businesses are tweeting updates to their clients.
Source: https://www.searchenginejournal.com/ovh ... de/398485/


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Re: OVH Data Center Fire Darkens Popular Sites Worldwide

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An example of why you should always have your own backup of your site ;) :
...Those who did not backup their data may find themselves in a difficult position. It’s unclear at this time if OVH will be able to restore the data lost on the cloud servers....
Yesterday evening, on Friday 19 March at 18:50 CET, our on-site teams detected smoke in an unconnected battery room in SBG1 (see situation report dated 19 March 22:55). The situation has been brought under control and we are adjusting the operations schedule for the weekend as shown below.
Strasbourg datacentre: latest information March 20, 2021


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