Alright, the media for this instance is uploading to DigitalOcean Spaces using s3cmd (because I already use spaces on DO so it's virtually free for the first 250 GB or so and it's less pricey anyway), it's gonna take literally almost FOREVER

Oh well, gonna leave this for the night and hope this thing isn't gonna run out of space again tomorrow

It's like 80 GB worth of shitty jpegs not even 1 MB in size and this instance was around for like 3-4 months or so, what the hell, fediverse


@Juju For the same price /mo Wasabi offers 1tb of space + unlimited inbound and outbound traffic and it's S3 compatible.

@Admin For real? Gotta try that right now, thanks!

@Admin Oh yeah, this is definitely better and cheaper than anything I looked at so far.

Also ping fellow admin @manu cause I heard he had the same problem as me :)

@Juju @Admin I thought Wasabi was something everyone knew about...

@sjw @Admin Not me, apparently. Maybe I did, but it was at a time I didn't really needed object storage yet.

@Juju @Admin If I need object storage I'll probably just roll my own.

@sjw @Admin Yeah, but usually providers will charge you for the entire block of storage and not for what you use of it. This is where object storage gets useful, it's virtually unlimited and you only pay for what you use.

@Juju @sjw
With wasabi I have to point out that it's fixed rate of 4.99 untill you hit over 1TB, which then charges you according to the space you use. I thought that was important to know.

@Admin @sjw Oh yeah, so they charge you a minimum of $5, I see.

@Juju @Admin My provider sells block storage in 256 GB/$1.25/mo increments so it's not that big of a deal for me.

@sjw @Admin You still have to buy a new drive and/or change it out and/or copy the data on a larger drive each time you run out of space, isn't it?

@Juju @Admin Nah, they can grow it. Each drive can be up to 10 TB and you can connect up to 10 drives to a single VPS for a max of 100 TB per VPS.

You can also move block storage between servers (in the same data centre) and you can even install you OS on it if you wanted.
@Juju @Admin BuyVM. They're seedbox friendly, allow Tor exit relays, and indirectly provide DDoS protection for the Daily Stormer.
@Juju @Admin Yeah, the people running it seem to just love setting up and running servers. They're some good people.
@Juju @Admin $5/mo gets me 1 TB of block storage with my hosting provider. That's what I use. Right now I just pay $1.25/mo for 256 GB.
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