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Re: FW: Disk 17/18 server is down
The offer of your friend is very generous and looks very useful for the
soon-to-come huge dataflow from Mark IV's. Could he, for beginning, make a a
mirror of TASS WWW pages and of the existing database? I think this would be a
good test for much of the software which needs to be installed.
"Creager, Robert S" wrote:
> Hmm, didn't make it the first time.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Creager, Robert S
> Sent: Wednesday, July 18, 2001 11:09 AM
> To: TASS
> Cc: Kostraba, John R
> Subject: RE: Disk 17/18 server is down
> Hey all,
> I have a friend who has a satellite connection (100k upstream, 600k
> downstream) that he is willing to make available. On his end, he has a dual
> 600Mhz PentIII Xenon system, and can manage 20 SCSI disks without problem.
> He'd be willing to open up the box for our use, and up to about 40Gb of disk
> space. After that, he'd like some more disks :-)
> Would this provide what is required for playing around?
> Other than a http (with cgi and mod_perl), database, ftp, and ssh, what
> services would people want?
> He's also willing to take a box which is set up and forward services to that
> if we want.