[Mageia-dev] Proposal for Mageia: implement bitorrent protocol to allow updates download

Thierry Vignaud thierry.vignaud at gmail.com
Wed Jan 12 08:05:30 CET 2011

On 12 January 2011 04:29, Michael Scherer <misc at zarb.org> wrote:
> For example, distrib-coffee could blacklist you if you do this, if you
> are not alone on your network connexion. And when we deployed this
> measure to protect the server, the limit was 2 connexion per address,
> since this was taking too much ressources on the old server ( each http
> request taking 1 process and so memory ).

switching to nginx would help that

> Hopefully, the hardware was
> upgraded but not everybody can afford 32g of ram and 8*2 ghz CPU.

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