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Date: Wed, 14 Sep 2005 19:37:49 GMT
From: Saab Guy <nothingnospamo.com>
Subject: Re: Saabvideos.com Bandwidth statistic (500Gigs in 15 days) - We need a FREE alternative


Dexter, I already spent enough on getting the videos, etc. I don't have money to spend monthly. Everyone who has watched these videos from my site has spent nothing, so if everyone can pool their money together, then we'll get somewhere. Otherwise, we need a FREE alternative here. SG > Salutations: > > On Wed, 14 Sep 2005 13:14:03 -0300, Saab Guy <nothingnospamo.com> wrote: > > > > Grunff, others; > > > > Here is the stats for Saabvideos.com > > > > Overall, the site has gotten through about 500Gigs in 15 days. > > > > SG > > 500g suggests you need to pay much closer attention to your logs - I'll > bet you have someone linking your vid collection through their site (hello > apnic) or are being slurped (not as pleasant as it sounds) for the kicks. > > As to developing cost effective commercial multi-media servers - and > please excuse the shameless self promotion here - that is actually what > dexterdyne thin servers are all about. > > I ran into the same problems about 4 years ago and set up our prototype to > research feeding binary dataforms directly from your own studio > bandwidth/desktop workstation. Personally, I use RealMedia cores - but it > pushes pretty much any kind of binary dataform out the door as needed. > Just releasing Mark III this week as a matter of fact. > > Here in Canada - you can buy a permanent IP and supporting line for about > $150.00(CD) a month. Once up and running - all you have to do is to tune > the server to limit outbound streams so as not to overload your pipe. > > I'm afraid that I've never set one up in the Mother country and unless the > site is a going concern, it probably isn't worth my per diem to fly me > over. But I would encourage you to have a close look at win32_apache and a > permanent IP/line if you intend to continue with your site. If nothing > else - it will provide the kind .conf control you need to keep the rogues > at bay. > > There is the dynamic-ip option, but most ISP services have put a stop to > that at their network heads via proxy and you are pretty much invisible to > the search engines. > > Anyway - first things first. Time to get the raw logs - not the cutie-pie > online ones your host provides - but the raw log cores and start to look > into mod-rewrite with .htaccess until you can get it on your own pipe. > > Cheers and good luck. > > -- > > Radio Free Dexterdyne Top Tune o'be-do-da-day > Big Bad Voodoo Daddy - King of the Road > http://www.dexterdyne.org/888/005.RAM > > all tunes - no cookies no subscription no weather no ads > no news no phone in no sign up required - all the Time

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