Proposal “infra-datacnt-201701“ (Closed)Back

Title:Infrastructure - Datacenter (Jan)
Owner:babygiraffe
One-time payment: 68 DASH (11340 USD)
Completed payments: no payments occurred yet (1 month remaining)
Payment start/end: 2017-01-04 / 2017-02-18 (added on 2016-12-19)
Final voting deadline: in passed
Votes: 734 Yes / 3 No / 0 Abstain

Proposal description

This is a cross-post from the Dash Forum

This proposal is to fund our ongoing infrastructure costs. Ongoing costs are outlined below which includes changes which were described in detail in September's infrastructure funding request.

Cloud infrastructure costs:
$260 per month for AWS and Google services and administration
Roles:
- Route53 DNS zone management
- EC2 web server instances
- S3 for web server instances
- Backups and auditing
- Gmail for domains
- VPS for integrations support

Hosted Compile Server:
$150 per month for co-location and replacement parts for our Bamboo compile server

Cloudflare Business plan:
$200 per month
- Hosting of dash.org and all services hosted under that domain
- DDOS protection
- Web optimization services
- Real time statistics

Requested funding is as follows for the January 4th budget cycle:
Total: 67.72 Dash

Note: Should any funding remain, we will apply those funds toward future infrastructure funding needs

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Discussion: Should we fund this proposal?

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0 points,6 months ago
Could we use STORJ for S3 services instead. Half the cost and double on performance and security.
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1 point,6 months ago
funny - StorJ has not even a production version now. Apart from that I think SIA is ahead in many ways. But for a working project a working service is needed and not some half way finished coming up in the future services
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0 points,6 months ago
They absolutely have a production version. They are on heroku, and just signed up their first enterprise customer....Cox Enterprises.
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0 points,6 months ago
https://forum.sia.tech/topic/21/sia-vs-storj-vs-maidsafe

the difference make the file contracts. I think in the future Storj and SIA will both get their share of the market. But since none of the projects is really at the point of stable in production it makes no sense to bind in either of them. Imagine the devs just decide to switch to a different project and leave the rest to the open source community ...
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0 points,6 months ago
Agreed, but Storj is able right now to provide S3 services right now and it is free.......... why not. Storj Labs (offering S3 enterprise services) could go away and the data is still there (network not controlled by anyone).

So basically going back to my original comment/question.
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