Changes between Version 6 and Version 7 of projects/server-colocation-mexico


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Dec 27, 2012, 10:22:24 AM (7 years ago)
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Jamie McClelland
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    33The initial general goals are:[[BR]]
    4 1) to address the need to increase MFPL backup capabilities,[[BR]]
    5 2) to have part of our infrastructure located in a different set of legal conditions, those ruling telecommunications in México, which will eventually bring progressive mexican lawyer(s) close to our work to back us up,[[BR]]
    6 3) to give a concrete initiative for the local support team to engage in MFPL development and to start collaborate locally,[[BR]]
    7 4) to create conditions to share sysadmin skills in a process what will benefit mexican counterparts by providing us guidance and the experience and background from the US tech-team,[[BR]]
    8 5) to share responsibilities with local techies in the maintenance and development of MFPL infrastructure.
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     4 1. to address the need to increase MFPL backup capabilities,[[BR]]
     5 1. to have part of our infrastructure located in a different set of legal conditions, those ruling telecommunications in México, which will eventually bring progressive mexican lawyer(s) close to our work to back us up,[[BR]]
     6 1. to give a concrete initiative for the local support team to engage in MFPL development and to start collaborate locally,[[BR]]
     7 1. to create conditions to share sysadmin skills in a process what will benefit mexican counterparts by providing us guidance and the experience and background from the US tech-team,[[BR]]
     8 1. to share responsibilities with local techies in the maintenance and development of MFPL infrastructure.
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    1110Three aspects of this proposal are:
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    1312 * Co-location costs (budget).[[BR]]
    14  Providers:[[BR]]
    15  [http://www.metrored.com/ Metro Red]
    16 
     13  * Criteria:[[BR]]
     14   * Pricing in Mbits/second, not in GB/TB total transfer per month. We should aim for about 5 Mbit/second.
     15   * Start with 2U (we will need at least two machines connected via serial cables to allow remote restart with passphrase).
     16   * 24/7 access to the facility without needing advance notice
     17   * Option to expand
     18  * Providers:[[BR]]
     19   * [http://www.metrored.com/ Metro Red]
    1720 * Server (and rack) prices (budget)[[BR]]
    18  A recent server installation experience in the Heirich Boell Found give us a sense of what are the prices of a Dell PowerEdge R310 server, bought and delivered in México City. [https://support.mayfirst.org/attachment/wiki/projects/server-colocation-mexico/HardwareInventory_9JMFZV1_20121226T121130.xml Specifications as reported by the BIOS attached here][[BR]]
    19  [https://support.mayfirst.org/attachment/wiki/projects/server-colocation-mexico/PowerEdgeR310.pdf The cost offered by Dell] without the Embedded Management Card:iDRAC6 Enterprise was close to MXN $61,000 (USD $4,690 by Dec 26th)
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     21  * Criteria:[[BR]]
     22   * Hot-swap disk drives: disk drives are the most common hardware replacement item
     23   * Purchase Hard disks separately. Dell hard disks are significantly more expensive then comparable disks bought elsewhere.
     24  * Options
     25   * A recent server installation experience in the Heirich Boell Found give us a sense of what are the prices of a Dell PowerEdge R310 server, bought and delivered in México City. [https://support.mayfirst.org/attachment/wiki/projects/server-colocation-mexico/HardwareInventory_9JMFZV1_20121226T121130.xml Specifications as reported by the BIOS attached here]. [https://support.mayfirst.org/attachment/wiki/projects/server-colocation-mexico/PowerEdgeR310.pdf The cost offered by Dell] without the Embedded Management Card:iDRAC6 Enterprise was close to MXN $61,000 (USD $4,690 by Dec 26th)
    2126 * Local organizing of the mexican support team.
    2227 People interested in joining: Jesús Franco (individual MFPL member), Iván Carrasco (member through Comité Cerezo), Enrique Rosas (MFPL co-director)
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