[openstack-dev] Proposal to move from Freenode to OFTC

Douglas Mendizabal douglas.mendizabal at RACKSPACE.COM
Tue Mar 4 23:09:16 UTC 2014

I agree with Stefano.  Migrating the entire community to a new service
would be incredibly painful.  It seems the pain of moving is not justified
if we don’t know for a fact that OFTC would be more resilient to DDoS

-1 to the switch as well.

-Doug Mendizabal

On 3/4/14, 2:48 PM, "Stefano Maffulli" <stefano at openstack.org> wrote:

>-1 to the switch from me.
>this question from Sean is of fundamental value:
>On 03/03/2014 03:19 PM, Sean Dague wrote:
>> #1) do we believe OFTC is fundamentally better equipped to resist a
>> DDOS, or do we just believe they are a smaller target? The ongoing DDOS
>> on meetup.com the past 2 weeks is a good indicator that being a smaller
>> fish only helps for so long.
>until we can say that *fundamentally* OFTC is not going to suffer
>disruptions in the future I wouldn't even remotely consider a painful
>switch like this one.
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