I have always put my docs on Amazon S3 (examples: http://mdtraj.org/1.8.0/ , .http://msmbuilder.org/3.7.0/) For static webpages, you can't beat the cost, and there's a lot of tooling in the wild for uploading pages to S3.
It might be an option to consider. -Robert On Thu, Mar 16, 2017 at 5:08 PM, Pauli Virtanen <p...@iki.fi> wrote: > Thu, 16 Mar 2017 08:15:08 +0100, Didrik Pinte kirjoitti: > >> The advantage of something like github pages is that it's big enough > >> that it *does* have dedicated ops support. > > > > Agreed. One issue is that we are working with a lot of legacy. Github > > will more than likely be a great solution to host static web pages but > > the evaluation for the shift needs to get into all the funky legacy > > redirects/rewrites we have in place, etc. This is probably not a real > > issue for docs.scipy.org but would be for other services. > > IIRC, there's not that many of them, so in principle it could be possible > to cobble them with <meta> redirects. > > >> As long as we can fit under the 1 gig size limit then GH pages seems > >> like the best option so far... it's reliable, widely understood, and > >> all of the limits besides the 1 gig size are soft limits where they say > >> they'll work with us to figure things out. > > > > Another option would be to just host the content under S3 with > > Cloudfront. > > It will also be pretty simple as a setup, scale nicely and won't have > > much restrictions on sizing. > > Some minor-ish disadvantages of this are that it brings a new set of > credentials to manage, it will be somewhat less transparent, and the > tooling will be less familiar to people (eg release managers) who have to > deal with it. > > _______________________________________________ > NumPy-Discussion mailing list > NumPy-Discussion@scipy.org > https://mail.scipy.org/mailman/listinfo/numpy-discussion > -- -Robert
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