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Re: Using a CDN or some other mirror?

From: Thompson, David
Subject: Re: Using a CDN or some other mirror?
Date: Tue, 4 Dec 2018 16:50:11 -0500

On Tue, Dec 4, 2018 at 4:15 PM <address@hidden> wrote:
> Hartmut Goebel transcribed 771 bytes:
> > Am 03.12.2018 um 17:12 schrieb Ludovic Courtès:
> > > Thus, I’m thinking about using a similar setup, but hosting the mirror
> > > on some Big Corp CDN or similar.
> >
> > Isn't this a contradiction: Building a free infrastructure relaying on
> > servers from some Big Corporation? Let allow the privacy concerns
> > raising when delivering data via some Big Corporation.
> >
> > If delivering "packages" works via static data without requiring any
> > additional service, we could ask universities to host Guix, too. IMHO
> > this is a much preferred solution since this is a decentralized publish
> > infrastructure already in place for many GNU/Linux distributions.
> Regardless of me agreeing with Hartmut here, I suggest
> as an S3 compatible storage (, which is not run by Amazon.).

But can Wasabi provide what CloudFront does?  CloudFront is distinct
from S3, and can fetch and cache data from any origin. Additionally,
it stores data on edge nodes across the globe and routes requests
accordingly to maximize download speed.

- Dave

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