[Theforum] another online community in trouble

javier velasco lists at mantruc.com
Wed Jun 19 08:58:20 CDT 2002

"Warden, Matt" wrote:

> William wrote:
> >Also interesting.  Taking member hosting off *eo would definitely kill a
> >shitload of bandwidth...
> <snip>
> ?
> out of the 140GB(!) we transferred last month, 120GB of that was beo. that
> leaves 20GB for all the list traffic, all weo traffic, deo, and
> meo. somehow i don't think knocking off meo will move us anywhere near
> enough to be in a lower bandwidth bracket. of all of our services, meo
> would be the least bandwidth-sucking next to deo (which totaled 110MB for
> the entire month).
> >and hardware requirements
> actually, as of about two days ago, meo is on the lists.evolt.org box. so,
> at least right now, there is no additional hardware cost.
> you can simplify meo. you can charge for meo. you can sell the kidneys of
> every meo member.
> but if you really want to cut evolt costs, you have to do something with
> *BEO*.

+1, i like the plan of mirroring it

how much space does b.e.o. use? (i thinking of asking for a local host)

> http://lists.evolt.org/sysadminarchive/2002-June/000145.html
> think i'm smokin the good stuff? check out the hosting prices for 140GB
> and growing (May was 40GB higher than April) compared to 20GB and steady.
> my thoughts: don't mess with a good thing if you don't have to. and we
> don't.


> and we don't even have to sell our souls to corporate sponsors!


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