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February 5, 2015 14:13
Re: MetaCPAN info...
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Hi Leo,

Any chance you could mention CPAN Testers to these companies?

CPAN Testers will go away at the end of this year unless we have some
sponsors soon. We did have a few companies approach us about sponsoring,
but all have now gone quiet :(


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On Wed, Feb 4, 2015 at 9:49 PM, Leo Lapworth <> wrote:

> Hi,
> In regard to the 'HTTPS, CPAN, and dist integrity' thread.
> I work on the metacpan project... FYI:
> We use as our CDN (they are amazing) and we
> get this for free - always likely to:
> MetaCPAN gets lots of support from companies,
> Currently we have 2 servers with failover and load balancing (done
> through Fastly) at Bytemark UK (actually we have a 3rd as a staging
> server with them). We are working on setting up 3 servers with Liquid
> Web US, and have a 3rd hosting company looking at donating 3 servers
> (each hosting company is a different datacenter). This hardware (32G
> Ram + lots of CPU on each boxs) hosting and the bandwidth are kindly
> donated to us.
> So bottom line, I'm sure we can cope if this is what people want,
> though as always, more help with managing it is appreciated (we use
> puppet a lot), everything (other than our certs and private keys!) is
> available publically from
> Catch me on #metacpan (ranguard) if you need further
> details, or want to help
> From last month, daily averages served from Fastly...
> 65% hit rate (not back to our origins)
> 139k requests
> 29.5 GB of bandwidth
> Leo

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