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Yeah, but what does the peering look like for these?




I think it's more that hetzner and ovh are great until you want to go outside of europe. Hetzner is only in europe. Ovh has one datacenter in America, one in canada, one in australia, and one in singapore. It may work great for europe, but most of the world's population is elsewhere. If trying to build a global service, the cost of making your service scale properly across different providers is often too high.


> It may work great for europe, but most of the world's population is elsewhere.

That's true, European providers work best for Europe.

But how many global locations does a service really need, if it's sitting behind a CDN? Three locations (East Coast, Western Europe, and Singapore) alone are enough to be within 100-150 ms of the most of the world's population.

OVH probably wouldn't be the best choice for projects focused exclusively on South America or China, but it already covers the rest of the world pretty well, including three locations in North America (East Coast, West Coast, and Canada).


Ovh has two data centers in America. One is down the street from me where I keep my server and the other is on the east coast. Actually haven’t had much problems With their peering now that the DC is stable.




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