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From 白伯纯 <bochun....@renren-inc.com>
Subject Re: openoffice at apache.org
Date Tue, 20 Mar 2012 06:19:16 GMT
The disk space is a problem for labs.renren.com/apache-mirror
And there are solutions if I know the exactly releasing date.


On Mar 20, 2012, at 12:42 PM, Kevin wrote:

> On Mon, Mar 19, 2012 at 3:34 PM, Henk P. Penning <penning@uu.nl> wrote:
>> Hi Apache Mirrors,
>> 
>>  In june 2011 "openoffice" was established as an ASF Project.
>>  Since then, many parts of openoffice.org have moved to the
>>  apache.org (ASF) infrastructure. It is now time to think
>>  about releasing "Apache OpenOffice".
>> 
>>  One of the options for distributing Apache OpenOffice is to
>>  put it on the apache mirrors, like all other Apache projects.
>> 
>>  Impact on mirrors :
>> 
>>  -- Space : disk space would go from (currently 40GB) to 80-100 GB.
>>  -- Bandwidth : will go up a lot ; maybe 100-500 times more.
>> 
>>  We realise that this can be a problem for some mirrors.
>> 
>>  -- We think that disk-space isn't a big problem,
>>     but tell us if it is.
>> 
>>  -- We think that bandwidth can be a problem
>>       ... except when you already have an openoffice.org mirror,
>>       or  when you already mirror lots of other (big) projects.
>> 
>>  If releasing "Apache OpenOffice" on Apache mirrors is a problem
>>  for you, please let us know.
> 
> For us, the bandwidth isn't the problem, the disk space is. Since we
> setup our Apache mirror many moons ago, our own disk needs have grown.
> 
> Sure, we've got a *some* space to spare, but adding another 40GB--much
> less 80GB--would put a serious crunch on things for running our own
> site.
> 
> Sadly, since the server is out of slots to add more disks, that's not
> really an option, so it would mean a significant amount of effort,
> i.e. we'd have to replace all the disks, reconfigure the RAID, and
> reload from scratch. (Not to mention the downtime.)
> 
> So, as much as I'd love to mirror OO on this server, it's just not
> practical right now; it would be ideal if one could just opt out of
> the OO portion of the mirror.
> 
> I know there are a lot of other mirror admins in similar situations.
> Perhaps disk space is an issue; perhaps bandwidth is. Whatever the
> case, an opt out of some sort would be great.
> 
> Kevin


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