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From "Gav...." <brightoncomput...@brightontown.com.au>
Subject RE: Update: new hardware behind ftp.udc.es
Date Tue, 25 Sep 2007 11:36:03 GMT
Looking good from this end, I wont tell the Apache Http folks
you said their server was sluggish :)

Gav...

> -----Original Message-----
> From: ftp@udc.es [mailto:ftp@udc.es]
> Sent: Monday, 24 September 2007 11:23 PM
> To: mirrors@apache.org; debian-mirrors-announce@lists.debian.org; gentoo-
> mirrors@gentoo.org; mirrors@NetBSD.org; openbsd-mirrors@rt.fm;
> mirrors@distribution.openoffice.org; tsl-mirrors@lists.trustix.org;
> mirrors@ubuntu.com
> Subject: Update: new hardware behind ftp.udc.es
> 
> 
> Hello to all,
> 
> Some hours ago we have changed our mirrors to the a new machine.
> Although the update happened quite smoothly, maybe you have noted the
> small downtime. We apologize for any inconveniences you may had. We
> hope the new hardware and software setup will make the service more
> convenient and reliable.
> 
> From the view of the users, all should continue working as before. The
> IP address (193.144.48.41) and the structure of the mirrors are still
> same. If you notice some difference, error os misbehavior, please let
> us know.
> 
> Amongst the changes, the most important ones include:
> 
>  * Hardware upgrade: the FTP is now serviced by a quad-core Dell
>    PowerEdge 9600 machine, with 4 GB of memory and 7'5 TB of disk
>    space. After system installation with RAID 5, 6'2 TB are
>    available for the mirror service.
> 
>  * Switched over from Apache to Nginx for the HTTP service. This will
>    give a performance boost when the server is under heavy load. We
>    detected sluggish behaviour when important releases are done.
> 
>  * Now all our machines are located in a dedicated rack in the
>    University's datacenter.
> 
> We hope this is good news for the mirrored projects, and we are happy
> of being able to contribute with all of them.
> 
> Best regards,
> 
> --
> Oficina de Software Libre     http://softwarelibre.udc.es
> Universidade da Coruña                  http://www.udc.es
> 
> 
> 
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