[sclug] FTP Hosting

Dickon Hood sclug at splurge.fluff.org
Mon Apr 7 19:19:52 UTC 2008

On Mon, Apr 07, 2008 at 18:24:46 +0100, Scott Rixon wrote:
: Hey gang,

: I am in need of some FTP hosting for work. We currently hold a large
: library of machine images for our contacts. These are then copied onto
: CD/DVD and shipped around the world. Crazy!

: Most of the time it would sit idle.. But when a new image comes out then
: about 50 people would need to download about 5gb each.

: Anyone have any bright ideas?

Depending on how much disc space you require, either a virtual machine
from the likes of Bytemark[0], or host a cheap box somewhere (Jump,
Bogons, RapidSwitch, etc.) and DIY.

[0] I'd've added 'or Blackcat', but Simon sold out...

Dickon Hood

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