Once more calling out for help:
A bigger #Mastodon instance wants to move out of Crimefl… ahem, Cloudflare, and is looking for an affordable CDN it can move to. We're talking about half a terabyte of data – and it needs, well, a CDN and HTTPS support at an affordable price (so Amazon is out, if it ever was in); and it should be privacy-friendly and ideally FOSS friendly (the latter two are my additions, but feel right).
Any recommendations? Asking for a friend :wink:
Pls boost if you don't know yourself.
@zladuric Uh, CDN starts at 240 EUR/month with OVH? That seems quite heavy for the purpose. But maybe one can ask for a special offer. Collecting it for now, check later when we've got something to compare with 😉
BTW: Yeah, my servers are at Hetzner for several years now. But then, I don't need a CDN for them 😄
@IzzyOnDroid CDN's are hard to do, that's why they're expensive.
With cloudflare you're paying, just not with money.
@zladuric which is one reason my friends wants out there (and I always suggest others to leave it as well). But Mastodon is a hobby, so everything going into 3-digits per months sounds excessive to me. There are backers for expenses, but there're also limits to the backing sum.
@IzzyOnDroid yes I know. How bad is it without a cdn though?
@zladuric I cannot tell. I meant it when saying "asking for a friend". If it's just about DDOS and SSL Bridge, OVH offers that for EUR 24 a month. That's 10% of a CDN.
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