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Re: Audio & Video?

From: Dave Page <dpage(at)pgadmin(dot)org>
To: Magnus Hagander <magnus(at)hagander(dot)net>
Cc: "Marc G(dot) Fournier" <scrappy(at)hub(dot)org>, Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>, Josh Berkus <josh(at)agliodbs(dot)com>, Stefan Kaltenbrunner <stefan(at)kaltenbrunner(dot)cc>, pgsql-www(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Audio & Video?
Date: 2009-02-12 09:45:30
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On Thu, Feb 12, 2009 at 9:26 AM, Magnus Hagander <magnus(at)hagander(dot)net> wrote:
> On Thu, Feb 12, 2009 at 09:24:47AM +0000, Dave Page wrote:
>> On Thu, Feb 12, 2009 at 1:44 AM, Marc G. Fournier <scrappy(at)hub(dot)org> wrote:
>> > could do pub/av section on the ftp server easily enough ... then no one site
>> > would be "hit" for the bandwidth ...
>> What worries me about that is when files start to get much bigger than
>> 100MB, or a bunch are added at once (think 2 day conference with a
>> dozen or more hour long talks), when they get uploaded to the ftp
>> site, within a 24 hour window we'll get around 100 mirrors all trying
>> to rsync them at once - probably far more bandwidth than people
>> actually viewing the stuff!
>> We have plenty of spare hardware atm (we have 4 new boxes coming
>> online at the moment with very good connectivity) - we can easily
>> setup a dedicated server for this, or I kinda like Marc's YouTube
>> idea.
> We have an offer from RackSpace for some cloud storage. Initially that was
> for internal access only, but we could always talk to them and see if they
> can provide it with external access as well.

We can keep that for the backups. We've got plenty of real hardware we
can use for podcasts if need be.

Dave Page
EnterpriseDB UK:

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