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Re: bandwidth and space required to sync a basic mirror

On 2014-06-04 03:09:39, Carsten Otto wrote:
> Hi A.,
> On Tue, Jun 03, 2014 at 11:25:40PM -0400, anarcat wrote:
>> Out of curiosity, which hardware are you using to host this? a
>> dedicated server? something with a SAN behind?
> The hardware is described on http://ftp.halifax.rwth-aachen.de/ (it is a
> dedicated server using a storage system).


>> It would be great to have a 95th percentile of that red line, actually.
> So you're asking for the raw data? :)

Yeah, that'd be fine. :)

>> One of the things I am wondering is if it is worthwhile to keep a
>> private mirror running for clusters that have lots of machines and
>> want to spare the bandwidth costs yet do not want to offer the public
>> hosting commitment...
> Instead of running a mirror, you could run a proxy that just saves data
> everyone requests.

Yeah, this looks more and more like the way to go since we don't have
much spare bandwidth to give out.



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