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From Marcel Offermans <marcel.offerm...@luminis.nl>
Subject Fwd: [Tony Stevenson: Your recent release...]
Date Wed, 28 Mar 2012 11:12:34 GMT
Just a quick heads-up, a message that I was asked to pass along from the infra team:

Begin forwarded message:

> From: Daniel Shahaf <d.s@daniel.shahaf.name>
> Subject: Fwd: [Tony Stevenson: Your recent release...]
> 
> Chairs -- please pass this along to your PMCs
> 
> tldr: 3GB is NOT a reasonable size for a release.
> 
> ----- Forwarded message from Tony Stevenson <pctony@apache.org> -----
> 
>> Dear [snip] folks, 
>> 
>> Your recent release, as can be found in: 
>> 
>> minotaur:/x1/www/www.apache.org/dist/[snip]
>> 
>> Has just caused a massive spike in our outbound traffic, this releases
>> totals 2.9GB. This was then avialable to 287 mirrors (not included the
>> internal ASF hosts here).  That is nearly 900GBs of data had we not
>> stopped the rsync daemon on the US mirror host.  
>> 
>> So right now, thanks to this release we are now preventing all mirrors
>> from sync'ing up, as we are forced to implement a rate limiting
>> solution to prevent them from saturating our link and having the US
>> mirror pushing 20MB/s (160Mb/s)  of traffic.  
>> 
>> In future if you, or any other project you are involved in wants to
>> release something this large, please let infra know in advance so we
>> can take precautionary steps to prevent this from happening again.
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> -- 
>> 
>> Cheers,
>> Tony
>> 
>> On behalf of the Apache Infrastructure Team
>> 
>> 
>> ---------------------------------------
>> Tony Stevenson
>> 
>> tony@pc-tony.com  //  pctony@apache.org
>> tony@caret.cam.ac.uk
>> 
>> http://blog.pc-tony.com
>> 
>> GPG - 1024D/51047D66
>> --------------------------------------"
> 
> ----- End forwarded message -----


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