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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
Message-ID: 937d27e10902120145w3703233t89ec287a392bb6d@mail.gmail.com (view raw or flat)
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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:   http://www.enterprisedb.com

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