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This ‘migratory nerd’ has moved back to OVH for hosting. [2023-07-11: And recently, have done so yet again, after visiting Netlify for a while]
This site now lives on an Alpine instance via Vultr.com public cloud. No more Azure Storage Blob web hosting (Microsoft) for me. And though it wasn’t a financial decision, I save money! [2023-07-11] I went all purist open source, for a few months.
This is true despite the fact that I am moving my websites (including this one) away from OVHcloud and/or self-hosting, and am making a shift to using Microsoft 365. Some will never believe that nor accept what I have to say about it, but for me it’s the right decision.
While our internal tests (using private data that would need to be replaced with dummy data) of a full config were successful, frustrations with ‘our’ OpenStack hosting provider has led to the conclusion that it’s not a viable cloud alternative for us.
We need mandatory third party security and privacy audits to matter as much to directors and shareholders as financial audits.