[axxs-sysadmin] new server update
aotearoa at kodeaffe.de
Thu Feb 15 17:59:43 PST 2007
kia ora koutou...
* aketus <aketus at anarchobase.com> [2007-02-14 19:39 +1300]:
> My two cents,
> I'd love to donate some more but all my funds have been getting put
> towards an overseas trip that is imminent.
> If it's feasible to pay by the month with the money we have already,
> then we should go for it. I seem to remember talk of a fundraising event
> for axxs perhaps later in the year to recover what will probably
> becoming dwindling funds.
> Dave Fregon wrote:
> > On Wed, 2007-02-14 at 11:46 +1100, Cameron Gregg wrote:
> >> This email is intended to prod things along a bit :)
> >> Currently there is $1,690.33 AUD in the axxs account.
> >> Aotearoa Indy has pledged $500 NZD, but that has yet to be transferred.
> >> Engagemedia has also pledged to donate some money, but has not stated an
> >> amount.
> >> I was aiming for the Dual Series-2 package from Serverbeach.
> >> http://serverbeach.com/servers/index.php?category=1
> > $179 U.S. dollars = $231.48AUD * 12 = $2,777.76
> > Want me to see what we can get in the way of a deal for it? clear costs?
> > plus the benefits for a year up front?
yes, please find out how much the benefit would be for paying one year
up front. if it was only marginally, i would prefer having the server
now (being said by someone whose collective did not chip in yet).
> > The thing tho is it takes time for us (little of it we have) so have to
> > be clear on what we want and ready to go for it.
> > The other option is to pay monthly, out of the account automagically,
> > and scrounge up the rest as we go. I think this is also a good option to
> > move ahead and now.
> >> But this all depends on the final cost. If we end up with more, we can
> >> get a better server.
> > we could get a better server and pay monthly .. we just need a decision
> > on it.
> > The other option is to look at :
> > http://www.mediatemple.net/webhosting/gs/
> > scalable server grids, maybe someone has more idea about this?
looks interesting. i wonder about the costs, though; this GPU is quite a
magical number. but hey, as tech-geeks we should try out. :)
btw, they have problems with MySQL connections, too:
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