[annodex-dev] Server hardware question for annodex application
conrad at metadecks.org
Sun May 17 19:11:59 PDT 2009
2009/5/15 Silvia Pfeiffer <silviapfeiffer1 at gmail.com>:
> Are you keen to use a local machine as your server? Otherwise it may
> well be better for you to look at an Amazon server. You can get one of
> them for fairly cheap and when you reach a boundary (memory-wise or
> disk-wise) you can always scale up dynamically. Unless you are doing
> lots and lots of bandwidth, the Amazon servers are actually really
> good price.
also look at the cheap xen hosting companies like prgmr.com or
slicehost.com. You can get a bare server for about $10/mo.
> On Fri, May 15, 2009 at 4:57 PM, Denis Crowdy <Denis.Crowdy at mq.edu.au> wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> I'm putting together a grant application to help development and use
>> of arkaiv - a media annotation application I have been developing
>> (http://svn.annodex.net/arkaiv). I will try and get some funds for a
>> dedicated server as streaming from my desktop machine might get a bit
>> unwieldy :)
>> Any suggestions as to good hardware to go for? Probably looking at
>> only 20 or 30 concurrent connections max in the closed trial (but the
>> code is open of course) over the next year or so.
>> Had a quick look at places like this -
>> http://www.vgcomputing.com.au/lsvgcomp.html - so any other suggestions
>> much appreciated.
>> Denis Crowdy
>> Department of Contemporary Music Studies, Macquarie University +61 2 9850 6787
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