[Dev] tiered mirrors schema

Easy Lee mail at easylee.nl
Thu Feb 25 07:07:35 GMT 2021


Not only that. It is a confirmation of the good work everyone is doing. A big compliment to the community.

On Thu, Feb 25, 2021, at 7:19 AM, bill-auger wrote:
> just an observation
> i got to wondering how accurate my claim was, that the number of
> mirrors had nearly doubled in the past few years - i was not
> actually sure; but i remembered that it was 2017, shortly after
> i started publishing ISOs, when the host was concerned about our
> increased bandwidth usage - anyways, i looked at the history of
> the downlaods page to get a better idea about the mirror network
> in the past - i under-estimated the growth by quite a bit
> https://wiki.parabola.nu/index.php?title=Get_Parabola&oldid=18297
> before oaken-source and i joined parabola, there were only 5
> mirrors; so the _net_ number of mirrors (the bandwidth load on
> winston) has actually tripled since 2017
> its not all that surprising - 4 years is a significant portion
> of parabola's history - but it does demonstrate the increased
> load on winston (and therefore the increased generosity of 1984)
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