[squeak-dev] a tiny bit of lag on squeak.org for good reason

Frank Shearar frank.shearar at angband.za.org
Fri Mar 18 16:34:26 UTC 2011

On 2011/03/18 15:09, Randal L. Schwartz wrote:
>>>>>> "Levente" == Levente Uzonyi<leves at elte.hu>  writes:
> Levente>  How much bandwidth and disk does the current server use?
> That will be part of my research for step 3. :)
> By the way, Step 1 is complete!
> The active part of the disk is now cloned, safely squirreled away in a
> box in Los Angeles, and backups are being made three times an hour.
> And, because of ZFS snapshots I'm taking on my machine, we actually have
> snapshots of *that* at every 10 minutes for two days, every hour for two
> (four?)  weeks, and every day *forever* (or whenever I run out of disk
> and start stabbing some of the old ones away).  ZFS rules.

It may just be FreeBSD 7 + amd64, but I've a server running in a jail on 
a machine that USED TO run ZFS. "Used to" because it mostly Just Worked 
except when it really, really didn't. Apparently the issues have been 
resolved in FreeBSD 8 though.


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