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Re: Bug#694923: better / alternative image distribution

On Dec 02, Stefano Zacchiroli <zack@debian.org> wrote:

> That would allow mirroring, would reduce
> worries of being "shaped down" by specific cloud providers if we exceed some
Is this actually a real concern? As a cloud provider, I find hard to 
believe that one would damage their customers this way.

> traffic thresholds and, generally, benefit our independence from specific
> providers.
> Next action on this: contact debian-cd, point them to some of the images we
> already have (only EC2 at the moment) and ask their take about including them
> in the usual "CD"/media mirror network.
Are the EC2 images also usable as is on other Amazon-like cloud 
infrastructures? If they are not, then I do not see the point of using 
our own resources for the benefit of a specific cloud provider.


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