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Re: [staff_at_dotsrc] Request - Hosting Alpine Linux

From: Daniel Isaksen <d_at_duniel.no>
Date: Fri, 1 Sep 2017 15:04:53 +0200

Thank you!

I am forwarding this to our alpine-infra mailing list.

On Fri, Sep 1, 2017 at 2:49 PM, Anders Trier Olesen <
anders.trier.olesen_at_gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi Daniel
>
> I added Alpine Linux to mirrors.dotsrc.org. We are located at Aalborg
> University, Denmark, and we have a 10Gbit internet connection.
> We pull once every hour.
>
> URL's:
> http://mirrors.dotsrc.org/alpine/
> https://mirrors.dotsrc.org/alpine/
> ftp://mirrors.dotsrc.org/alpine/
> rsync://mirrors.dotsrc.org/alpine/
>
> I found it hard to find a rsync mirror with high bandwidth to do the
> initial sync from. You are welcome to tell new mirrors to do the initial
> pull from rsync://mirrors.dotsrc.org/alpine/. We should have good
> connection to most of the EU.
>
> Best regards
> Anders Trier
> staff _at_ dotsrc.org
>
> On Fri, Sep 1, 2017 at 9:33 AM, Daniel Isaksen <d_at_duniel.no> wrote:
>
>> Hello dotsrc staff,
>>
>> I would like to ask you if you can host a mirror for Alpine Linux, an
>> open-source non-GNU Linux distribution. It is focused on security, resource
>> efficiency and simplicity.
>>
>> Due to its small size (~5 MB), it has become very popular as a base image
>> for Docker containers.
>>
>> We do not have a metric on community size, as we do not actively collect
>> statistics.
>>
>> Our Czech (master!) mirror consumes about 25 Tb/mo, but the bandwidth
>> usage will decrease as we get more mirrors. It will however probably take a
>> user mirror years to consume the same amount of bandwidth.
>>
>> Attached is a list of the repository sizes.
>> (ref: https://wiki.alpinelinux.org/wiki/How_to_setup_a_Alpine_Linu
>> x_mirror)
>>
>> -----
>> Sincerely / Med vennlig hilsen,
>> Daniel Isaksen <d_at_duniel.no> (https://duniel.no)
>>
>
>
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