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Re: Download speeds on archive.mariadb.org
In my post kbps = kilo *BIT* per second. Maybe Guillaume means kilo *BYTE*
per seocnd? Then we are not far from each others (but in my world it is
common practice to use BIT for network transfer and BYTE for storage).
On Sat, Nov 12, 2016 at 4:36 PM, Peter Laursen <peter_laursen@xxxxxxxxxx>
> Right now I get around 50 kbps on archive.mariadb.org. This means that a
> complete server package (with tests etc.) could take ~10 hours to download.
> Or even 4 days with the 6 kbps that Guillaume experiences (all roughly
> calculated numbers).
> I understand the probems with hosting/storage (incl. costs) and mirrors
> refusing to host TB's of archived/historical data. But I don't understand
> what it has to do with bandwidth (I assume that the reduced bandwidth is
> not because of a lot of simultaneous downloads happening).
> -- Peter
> On Sat, Nov 12, 2016 at 4:19 PM, Sergei Golubchik <serg@xxxxxxxxxxx>
>> Hi, Guillaume!
>> On Nov 12, Guillaume Lefranc wrote:
>> > Hi everyone,
>> > Download speeds on archive.mariadb.org have reached an abysmal level -
>> > 6kb/s today. Honestly, what is the foundation waiting for to solve
>> > this issue that has been lasting for years? I am ready to donate
>> > server space and bandwidth myself if needed.
>> It's an archive of historical versions, it's big, not suposed to be used
>> often and it's intentionally bandwidth limited (as far as I can see in
>> It has a miror, which is much faster (at least, for me, I've just
>> tried), why wouldn't you use that?
>> There's only one mirror, because the archive is big (1.2T as of today) -
>> we've had to create archive.mariadb.org specifically because our normal
>> mirrors grew up too large and mirror hosters asked us to reduce the size
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