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Re: [E-devel] Requirements for a mirror of anon CVS



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Blake B. wrote:
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> On Mar 28, 2006, at 7:03 PM, Carsten Haitzler (The Rasterman) wrote:
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>> On Tue, 28 Mar 2006 18:55:09 -0800 Ben Ford <ben@kalifornia.com>
>> babbled:
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>>> How much bandwidth would it take to run a mirror?  My university LUG
>>> has plenty of disk space, but I'd need to get permission from IT
>>> before we start pushing out gigs and gigs of traffic.
>>
>> bargain on many GB/day - thinktux was doing 25GB/day.
>>
>
> It was also the only AND preferred mirror.  I think we could
> distribute that load fairly well with 4 or 5 mirrors.  A good way to
> load balance them would be awesome.  I don't think IPVS would work,
> and DNS round-robin is too tricky with possible synchronization
> issues.  Anyone have any ideas?

I'll talk to IT next week and see what they'll allow us.  It would be
nice if there were a way to meter the load, so if I were allowed a
certain limit per month, our site would drop out of the rotation once
we hit the limit for that month.

- -b

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