- Dec 27, 2005
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Around 3.6 million websites across 464,000 distinct domains were taken offline after the major fire at an OVHcloud datacenter site in Strasbourg overnight....
A fire at a major datacentre site in Europe took 3.6 million websites offline, with one datacentre totally destroyed, one damaged, and two others shut down. Of course, 4 datacentres all next to each other is....
Paralay's Russian language forum seems to be one of the affected sites.
The importance of offsite backups cannot be overstated. This forum is hosted in New York and backed up daily to my home server in New Zealand. I know the backups are good because when I migrate the forum, I use the backups as the source. If the original server was lost it would only take a few hours to recreate from the backup.