Reserving Disk Space you Purchased from the Oversold VPS providers

Discussion in 'Tutorials and Guides' started by drmike, Jun 26, 2013.

  1. jarland

    jarland The ocean is digital

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    Oh dear. The thought of letting a node get that low makes me cringe.
     
  2. mikho

    mikho Not to be taken seriously, ever!

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    Monitoring diskspace is often hard, I mostly use PRTG by Paessler and their default settings are warning at 25% and error at 10%.


    10% of a 18TB array is just wrong (in the other way). :)
     
  3. Kruno

    Kruno New Member Verified Provider

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    In my case this is 4x 600GB of SAS 15k RPM in RAID10 array. A bit more than 1TB of usable disk space. 10GB may be little low, but still enough to live-migrate to another Node in the VLAN if you have this script in hourly cron. 
     
  4. maounique

    maounique Active Member

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    Well, you can always put it to 100 GB or whatever.

    We use munin to warn for less than 10% left. It never happens for node storage, but for the root partition when logging goes out of control.
     
  5. dmmcintyre3

    dmmcintyre3 New Member

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    That is with free VPSs. No overselling (not even bandwidth)

    Node specs: 32gb ram, E3-1230, 4x1TB with mdadm RAID10, $159.99/mo
     
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  6. Ishaq

    Ishaq New Member Verified Provider

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    I wonder how you make back the $160, advertising?
     
  7. maounique

    maounique Active Member

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    I think he makes even more, must pay his bills, I presume...
     
  8. Francisco

    Francisco Company Lube Verified Provider

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    It's KVM though so the disk space is assigned on LV's. Yes you can oversell it but that's just asking for a FSCK. <_<

    Francisco
     
  9. dmmcintyre3

    dmmcintyre3 New Member

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    Yes. I could easily have another paid for by ads if I felt like it was needed.