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Re: [alpine-devel] Re: nl.alpinelinux.org (www, nl, bugs) outage

From: Natanael Copa <ncopa_at_alpinelinux.org>
Date: Wed, 25 Jan 2012 11:35:07 +0100

On Tue, 24 Jan 2012 23:18:56 +0400
qnx4ever <qnx4ever_at_gmail.com> wrote:

> Hello Jeff, Natanael,
> Local Web Search provider (Yandex) is hosting mirrors for a various
> popular Linux distros at mirror.yandex.ru and I was thinking it would
> be great to add alpine to the list if it is for free. I initiated the
> conversation with Mirror.Yandex team on the matter, but they are
> looking for some details from the owners of the distro before make
> decision. I think it would be great to have them added to the list of
> mirrors, so would rely on your opinion on the matter. If you are
> happy to proceed, I'd engage you into the conversation with Yandex.
>
> Thanks,
> Misha.

I have no objections with this. Maybe also CC
alpine-infra_at_alpinelinux.org so the rest of the infra team also is
in the loop?

Thanks!

> This is what I was going to send.
>
> Dear Yandex Mirror Team,
> to our earlier email exchange on adding Alpine Linux to the list of
> the distros on your mirror servers. I know you had some questions
> related to adding Alpine to mirror.yandex.ru service to the owners of
> the distro, so let me introduce you to Natanael and Jeff who are
> managing Alpine distribution.
>
> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> From: Jeff Bilyk <jbilyk_at_gmail.com>
> Date: Tue, Jan 17, 2012 at 3:57 PM
> Subject: Re: [alpine-devel] Re: nl.alpinelinux.org (www, nl, bugs)
> outage To: qnx4ever <qnx4ever_at_gmail.com>
>
>
> Hi qnx4ever,
>
> On Tue, Jan 17, 2012 at 1:44 AM, qnx4ever <qnx4ever_at_gmail.com> wrote:
> > Hello Jeff,
> > What's the size of one of those dl-x.alpinelinux.org ?
>
> 63.0G /var/www/dl-2.alpinelinux.org/htdocs/alpine/
>
> > What the monthly traffic is like ?
>
> I don't have exact bandwidth figures for each mirror - partially
> because I only help work on 4 out of the 6, and for those 4, none of
> them are my box :). Depends on how many users configure to use your
> repo, but I assume that at least initially, it wouldn't be huge
> bandwidth. Once your mirror got added to the official list, and a new
> stable iso came out which included your mirror in the setup script,
> then usage would start to increase.
>
> > Wonder what another mirror would cost me. I think dl
> > servers struggle to handle the load when nl was down.
>
> What symptoms were you seeing? I know that at least 2 of the other
> mirrors are on very high bandwidth uplinks, and they're hosted on
> pretty solid hardware, so I don't think they'd have any issues keeping
> up with the load. It's possible that one of the others was being hit
> a lot though...
>
> >
> > On Jan 17, 2012 7:50 AM, "Jeff Bilyk" <jbilyk_at_gmail.com> wrote:
> >>
> >> On Mon, Jan 16, 2012 at 5:55 PM, Jeff Bilyk <jbilyk_at_gmail.com>
> >> wrote:
> >> > Hello,
> >> >
> >> > The upstream provider feeding nl.alpinelinux.org (which hosts
> >> > www, nl, and bugs) is experiencing a service outage. No word
> >> > yet on a time to repair. We'll let you know as soon as we know
> >> > more. Apologies for any inconvenience this causes.
> >> >
> >> > Jeff
> >>
> >> Hi,
> >>
> >> Connectivity is back to nl.alpinelinux.org, www.alpinelinux.org and
> >> bugs.alpinelinux.org, sorry again for any inconvenience this
> >> downtime caused.
> >>
> >> Jeff
> >>
> >>
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> >>
> >
>
>
>
> --
> Jeff
Received on Wed Jan 25 2012 - 11:35:07 GMT