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Re: up2date, mirror repositories, and performance



Once upon a time, seth vidal <skvidal phy duke edu> said:
> Here's the problem with comparison to CPAN- how often does CPAN have
> 11GB releases or complete re-rolls of rawhide which require something
> like 15GB of changing files?
> 
> CPAN can work w/o tiering b/c they have a TRIVIAL amount of files in
> comparison to a fedora release or beta or devel.

But large amounts of data make tiering worse, because the tier 1 mirrors
take longer to update (so tier 2 mirrors are even further behind).

I don't have an answer, I just think tiering is not going to help
significantly.
-- 
Chris Adams <cmadams hiwaay net>
Systems and Network Administrator - HiWAAY Internet Services
I don't speak for anybody but myself - that's enough trouble.




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