[openstack-dev] [docs][release][stable][ptl][infra] Strategic discussion regarding the future of documentation for EOL releases

Doug Hellmann doug at doughellmann.com
Thu Jul 27 23:05:54 UTC 2017

Excerpts from Jeremy Stanley's message of 2017-07-27 21:56:35 +0000:
> On 2017-07-27 15:40:22 -0400 (-0400), Doug Hellmann wrote:
> [...]
> > Regarding point 2, if we don't have the space to host the content
> > indefinitely, then we need to set a fixed, but longer, retention
> > period before deleting it.  Several years, at least. In the mean
> > time, we could delete builds for intermediate versions (maybe if
> > we have 10.0.0, 10.1.0, and 10.1.1 we only need to keep 10.1.1, for
> > example).  The point is that there are ways to remove some content
> > without removing it all. I know space used to be a real problem
> > when we were hosting on CloudSites, but maybe someone from the infra
> > team can give us some insight into how significant the space issue
> > is today?
> [...]
> The current content for all of docs.openstack.org weighs in at
> roughly 11GiB on disk. I'm not surprised that was a massive Web site
> by CloudSites' standards, but compared to the ~11TiB we host for
> just two months of CI job logs it's a 1ml drop in a liter bucket.

Excellent, so we don't need to worry about space, for now.


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