[lkml]   [2002]   [Jan]   [20]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
Messages in this thread
SubjectRe: Would anyone be willing to host a second site?
On Sat, 19 Jan 2002, Larry McVoy wrote:
>> Anyone have any ideas of some organization who would be willing to
>> host a second server? Such an organization should expect
>> around 25 Mbit/s sustained traffic, and up to 40-100 Mbit/s peak
>> traffic (this one can be adjusted to fit the available resources.)
>We've priced this lately and I think the cheapest you are looking at is
>around $6500/month for a 25Mbit connection. That's not a huge amount of
>money but it's enough that it shows up on people's radar screens as a line
>item, it's $80K/year, so there would have to be some justification.

Yep. I still laugh at those who say "bandwidth is free." They've obviously
never bought anything from UUNet. At any rate, a full DS3 (45mbps) will
run between 7k and 20k USD per _month_. Last time I checked,
didn't have the funds for 7k/year much less per month.

Server colocation is a far cheaper solution, but then they have the
same problems they have now... limited access to the hardware when something
goes wrong (and it always does.)


To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in
the body of a message to
More majordomo info at
Please read the FAQ at

 \ /
  Last update: 2005-03-22 13:15    [W:0.059 / U:5.364 seconds]
©2003-2018 Jasper Spaans|hosted at Digital Ocean and TransIP|Read the blog|Advertise on this site