The server clusters that the WMF uses are on Wikitech and can be viewed here: https://wikitech.wikimedia.org/wiki/Clusters.
Cheers, Deb -- deb tankersley Program Manager, Engineering Wikimedia Foundation On Fri, Feb 23, 2018 at 4:22 PM, Paul Norman <penor...@mac.com> wrote: > On 2/23/2018 10:32 AM, Stefano wrote: > >> Related to this, >> I wondered if the WMF could be interested in this request for support >> https://blog.openstreetmap.org/2018/02/19/osmf-request-for- >> proposals-data-centre-2018/ >> > > One of the core requirements is the data centre is in the EU, for three > reasons, and I believe the WMF is entirely in North America. > > 1. The privacy implications of leaving the EU are complex. > > 2. This is a data centre move, not starting a new site. Customs charges > and the difficulty of physically moving the servers are likely to make > outside the EU expensive and very complicated > > 3. Ping requirements require the site to be in Europe, or near it. A new > site wouldn't have this constraint, as it could serve a different role, but > this site needs good connectivity for cross-datacentre failover. > > If the WMF were interested in supporting with hardware or rack space, I'm > sure the OWG would be interested. > > The problem is likely to be having hardware in the production network not > administered by WMF operations. > > OSM's biggest need is for human resources, not computer ones. On the > technical side, developers helping with code, people writing documentation, > etc. On the non-technical side, people who can write helping out OSMF's > Communications Working Group, and other people bringing the skills they > have. > > > _______________________________________________ > Maps-l mailing list > Mapsfirstname.lastname@example.org > https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/maps-l >
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