[Owasp-board] OWASP Infrastructure update

Seba seba at owasp.org
Wed Jul 14 19:52:50 UTC 2010


Thx Matt,
wow, look at the hits from India! We'll have to move the summit there :-)

--Seba

On Wed, Jul 14, 2010 at 4:22 AM, Matt Tesauro <matt.tesauro at owasp.org> wrote:
> I talked with Larry today about the current OWASP infrastructure and below
> is what I'm using as talking points with the possible new hosting providers.
>  I've already sent the below to Terremark who is offering an enterprise
> cloud solution which looks particularly appealing where all our servers
> would be VMs run out of one of their data centers.
>
> Feedback on missing items, suggestions, etc. is greatly appreciated.
>
> ====================
> Current OWASP Infrastructure
> (1) "Wiki Server"
>     Fedora LAMP server
>     Runs www.owasp.org and ads.owasp.org (virtual domains)
>     Dell PowerEdgs 1325, Dual Core CPU, 4 GB RAM, 2 mirrored drives
>     240 GB storage size, 84 GB used (~34%)
>     CUP is at a constant ~ 60% utilization
>
> (2) "Mail List Server"
>     Fedora LAMP server
>     Runs Mailman for lists.owasp.org
>     Dell 750, Unknown CPU, 4 GB RAM, 2 mirrored drives
>     80 GB storage
>
> Notes:
> - DNS is currently managed by Larry through Verio
> - Email is currently managed by Google/Gmail through their Google Apps for
> Education and non-profits
> - LAMP = Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP
> - Attached is the most recent Google Analytics from OWASP.org I have
> - Original RFO Larry wrote is here:
> http://docs.google.com/View?id=dgnn27ds_24f58brsgj
>
> Future OWASP Infrastructure needs
> I'd like to see a post migration, initial setup with
> (1) Wiki server - hosts only the Media Wiki install for OWASP.org
> (2) Mail list server - hosts only the MailMan list management software
> (3) ads server - hosts only the ads which are displayed on OWASP.org
> (4) DB server - runs MySQL for OWASP
>
> Anticipated growth
> - Additional MySQL server for fail-over/replication
> - A clone of www.owasp.org's LAMP install for experimentation/staging
> - Other LAMP servers for trials of CMS software, Forums, etc.
>
> Backups are obviously important primarily for system restoration - not
> highly time critical nor is off-site tremendously important.  Having a
> cloned but not running copy of the four servers above would provide
> sufficient fail-over/disaster recovery.  (cold VM disaster recovery - is
> that a real term?)
>
> ====================
>
> --
> -- Matt Tesauro
> OWASP Board Member
> OWASP Live CD Project Lead
> http://www.owasp.org/index.php/Category:OWASP_Live_CD_Project
> http://AppSecLive.org - Community and Download site
>
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