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From J├╝rgen Schmidt <jogischm...@googlemail.com>
Subject Re: Live testing of SF download mirrors
Date Wed, 18 Apr 2012 15:17:05 GMT
On 4/18/12 2:45 PM, Roberto Galoppini wrote:
> Hi all,
>
> we have been testing AOO downloads for about 10 days, below our findings:
>
> - downloads per day ( http://goo.gl/jKbnC )
> - info about geographies (
> http://sourceforge.net/projects/openofficeorg.mirror/files/stats/map )
> - operating systems (
> http://sourceforge.net/projects/openofficeorg.mirror/files/stats/os )
>
> We spent the first days to tune our delivery system and facilities to
> serve AOO downloads, We actually started by putting a CDN in place
> that could grab files from our master mirror as its origin server, and
> we learned we needed to pre-cache files to speed up downloads. Once
> CDN was working properly, and we got those test results we updated the
> test to servey we eventually switched to serve up these files from our
> normal mirror network. As of today we updated also the download page,
> now reporting the information formerly delivered by the download page
> at Apache (e.g. http://goo.gl/WXSuk).
>
>
> Our understanding based on the above data, and the expectations set by
> the community prior to the test is that we are not serving all
> downloads, (e.g. downloads.openoffice.org/es, automatic updater
> downloads, etc) and it's unclear how many downloads are actually
> served by different pages. We should probably try to route all
> download traffic, so that we can provide more accurate download stats.
>
> We have tested our expanded mirror network, and burst CDN capacity,
> and are confident that we are well positioned to serve much heavier
> download traffic than is expected at release time. Since the traffic
> will be high also be high for updates, we might take additional
> precautions and continue to route auto updater downloads through
> MirrorBrain, and use Apache and sourceforge.net mirrors as a backup.
>
> To the extent that sourceforge.net is the primary recomended download
> source for AOO downloads we feel it is important to keep providing the
> PPMC with accurate stats info (see above), also via API, as mentioned
> before (see http://goo.gl/tTgZ6). If there is more download
> statistical data that the PPMC would like to see, please let us know
> so that we can try to meet those needs.
>

Hi Roberto,

thanks for this useful numbers and the good report. Very impressive 
numbers. I am looking forward to see some numbers for AOO 3.4 ;-)

Juergen


> Roberto
>
> On Mon, Apr 9, 2012 at 9:08 PM, Roberto Galoppini<rgaloppini@geek.net>  wrote:
>>
>>
>>
>> On Fri, Apr 6, 2012 at 6:59 PM, Rob Weir<robweir@apache.org>  wrote:
>>>
>>> On Fri, Apr 6, 2012 at 10:34 AM, Rob Weir<robweir@apache.org>  wrote:
>>>> Please note:  https://issues.apache.org/ooo/show_bug.cgi?id=119194
>>>>
>>>> I'm about to apply this patch. It will cause download requests to go
>>>> to the SourceForge mirrors instead of MirrorBrain.  We want to confirm
>>>> that things are set up properly on the SF side, before we get the
>>>> deluge of downloads for AOO 3.4.
>>>>
>>>> So please respond to this post with any oddities you see or hear about
>>>> with users downloading OOo 3.3 releases over the next few days.
>>>>
>>>
>>> This is live now (in production).
>>>
>>> Two issues that I see so far:
>>>
>>> 1) The MirrorBrain downloads were redirecting the user to
>>> http://www.openoffice.org/download/contribute.html, along with URL
>>> parameters that indicated the file that was downloaded.
>>>
>>> This is very useful for a couple of reasons:
>>>
>>> A) This is our best chance to make the user aware of the support
>>> options, the mailing lists, the install instructions, etc.  It is our
>>> opportunity to "hook" them into getting more involved with the
>>> community and the ecosystem.
>>>
>>> B) The URL parameters give us information on what platforms and
>>> languages are downloaded most often.  For example:
>>>
>>> http://www.openoffice.org/download/contribute.html?download-mirrorbrain&files/stable/3.3.0/OOo_3.3.0_Win_86_install-wJRE_en-US.exe
>>>
>>> The current SourceForge download path does not do these things.  I
>>> think this is important and needs to be addressed.  Maybe something
>>> could be done by forming similar URL's and showing that page in an
>>> IFrame from the SF download page?
>>
>>
>> We can put links to AOO contribution resources next to the ad unit. We are also open
to help to find new developers through our media channels, and we have an 'help wanted' feature
that can be used for this scope.
>>
>>
>>>
>>>
>>> 2) I have not done any timings, but the download speed seems slower,
>>> at least the time taken until the download is actually started.
>>
>>
>> Think this was on Friday when we were still tuning our mirrors and caching files.
>>
>> Roberto
>>
>>
>>>
>>>
>>> -Rob
>>>
>>>> -Rob
>>
>>
>>
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