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Re: Nouvelles de France

February 20th, 2021, 9:12 pm

Baguettes, a wine festival and Paris rooftops vie for a spot on UNESCO heritage list

Universal indeed! Just like the Champs Elysées, Saint Michel and old Beaujolais wine.
Where did you get the list of my greatest disappointments??
What about this Dylan cover?
www.youtube.com/watch?v=MumSvRDyIK0

Si tu as décidéDe t'en aller
Si tu crois que c'est mieux
Adieu
Mais c'est maintenant ou jamais

And in English by the great Manfred Mann
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Re: Nouvelles de France

February 20th, 2021, 9:16 pm

My fav French metal (Junior is the drummer now).

www.youtube.com/watch?v=LRpjHfa_D3s

ghUSa, c'est la guerre, en effet!
 
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February 22nd, 2021, 8:41 pm

 
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Re: Nouvelles de France

February 23rd, 2021, 4:37 pm

Terrible news -- was hoping to see them at Coachella One More Time ...
 
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Re: Nouvelles de France

February 23rd, 2021, 5:20 pm

Terrible news -- was hoping to see them at Coachella One More Time ...

Very good!
Maybe all hope hasn't gone. I mean like the legend of the Phoenix all ends with beginnings.
 
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Re: Nouvelles de France

March 12th, 2021, 11:05 am

Fire Has Destroyed OVH’s Strasbourg Data Center (SBG2)

It is big deal here. Many French websites impacted and will not get back online before next week or so.
 
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March 12th, 2021, 2:48 pm

Fire Has Destroyed OVH’s Strasbourg Data Center (SBG2)

It is big deal here. Many French websites impacted and will not get back online before next week or so.
Ever heard of backup mirror site? What\'s QOS agreement in the contract?

Airline booking systems have been doing it for years. If system crash in city A then switch to city B in real time. No loss of most recent bookings.

Some appeared to not have disaster recovery plans or backup sites.
System management 101.
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Re: Nouvelles de France

March 12th, 2021, 3:05 pm

Fire Has Destroyed OVH’s Strasbourg Data Center (SBG2)

It is big deal here. Many French websites impacted and will not get back online before next week or so.
Ever heard of backup mirror site? What\'s QOS agreement in the contract?

Airline booking systems have been doing it for years. If system crash in city A then switch to city B in real time. No loss of most recent bookings.

Some appeared to not have disaster recovery plans or backup sites.
System management 101.

I fully agree with you. I mean it is just amazing (scary) how unprepared was OVH to respond to such incidents. And the whole 5-storey building went up in smoke. How could this be?
 
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Re: Nouvelles de France

March 12th, 2021, 3:29 pm

Fire Has Destroyed OVH’s Strasbourg Data Center (SBG2)

It is big deal here. Many French websites impacted and will not get back online before next week or so.
Ever heard of backup mirror site? What\'s QOS agreement in the contract?

Airline booking systems have been doing it for years. If system crash in city A then switch to city B in real time. No loss of most recent bookings.

Some appeared to not have disaster recovery plans or backup sites.
System management 101.

I fully agree with you. I mean it is just amazing (scary) how unprepared was OVH to respond to such incidents. And the whole 5-storey building went up in smoke. How could this be?
Was the building covered in that shitty cladding that Grenfell Towers had? To make it more "appealing" to the neighbourhood?
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Re: Nouvelles de France

March 12th, 2021, 4:13 pm



Ever heard of backup mirror site? What\'s QOS agreement in the contract?

Airline booking systems have been doing it for years. If system crash in city A then switch to city B in real time. No loss of most recent bookings.

Some appeared to not have disaster recovery plans or backup sites.
System management 101.

I fully agree with you. I mean it is just amazing (scary) how unprepared was OVH to respond to such incidents. And the whole 5-storey building went up in smoke. How could this be?
Was the building covered in that shitty cladding that Grenfell Towers had? To make it more  "appealing" to the neighbourhood?
I couldn't find any comment on the facade. Everyone remembers the Grenfell Towers tragegy indeed. Awful.
 
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Re: Nouvelles de France

March 15th, 2021, 10:31 pm

:-O
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Re: Nouvelles de France

May 10th, 2021, 3:18 pm

French serial killer Michel Fourniret dies at 79

So many (supposed) criminal cases left unsolved. Sad!
 
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Re: Nouvelles de France

May 10th, 2021, 5:31 pm

French serial killer Michel Fourniret dies at 79

So many (supposed) criminal cases left unsolved. Sad!
It was probably solved, UPSTAIRS.
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Re: Nouvelles de France

May 10th, 2021, 6:18 pm

French serial killer Michel Fourniret dies at 79

So many (supposed) criminal cases left unsolved. Sad!
It was probably solved, UPSTAIRS.

For a long time I thought this was Colonel Mustard in the ballroom with the candlestick to be honest.
 
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Re: Nouvelles de France

May 19th, 2021, 8:17 am

Did you say "cliché"?



UPDATE 1-Parisians tuck into coffee and croissants again as cafes re-open - Reuters News
19-May-2021 09:32:41

Updates with French president's comments

By Yiming Woo and Manuel Ausloos

PARIS, May 19 (Reuters) - For Parisian Elie Ayache, the world felt a little more normal on Wednesday after the disruption of the COVID-19 pandemic: he was back at his favourite cafe, drinking his morning coffee and eating a croissant.

French cafes and restaurants resumed serving customers, following a six-month shutdown mandated by the government to try to contain the spread of the virus.

"I was impatient to get back to my life, and to the person that I was before," said Ayache, as he sat on the terrace outside Les Deux Magots, a cafe that was once a hangout for Ernest Hemingway and other literary celebrities.

French President Emmanuel Macron marked the re-opening too, joining his prime minister, Jean Castex, for a coffee at a cafe near the Elysee Palace.

"Here we go! Terraces, museums, cinemas, theatres ... Let's re-discover the things that make up the art of living," Macron wrote on his Twitter account.

The global pandemic has forced the closure of hospitality venues around the world, but in France, the nation that invented haute cuisine, the shutdown was felt especially keenly.

French people spend more time eating or drinking than citizens in any other developed nation, according to the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development, and eating out is viewed as part of the social fabric.

Ayache, who works in the financial markets sector, said that before the lockdown, he would come to Les Deux Magots every day, including at weekends. It was part of his morning routine, and allowed him to collect his thoughts.

"I feel at home because I know the place, I know the people," he said, his laptop open on the table in front of him.

His routine was not completely back to normal. His favourite spot is inside the cafe - still off bounds because of COVID-19 restrictions - and he said the terrace was a little chilly.

"But things are going to come back, bit by bit, and I'm very happy," he said.