At 7/24/03 02:53 AM, Master-V wrote:
Hey is this site only running on the two servers in your house on the pictures?? or do you rent space somewhere. i also have a site and i would like to know where yu get your servers and how much it costs. by the way the site is running perfect now thx for the new server :)
The NG servers were never in anyone's house. The computers you saw were just part of a home LAN that were in Tom's old apartment. These were computers we'd connect through to access the internet, they had nothing to do with hosting Newgrounds.com. The Newgrounds servers have always been in a colocation center in New York City and we rent space there. We hae one full rack at our disposal.
Currently we have the following servers in place:
4 PHP servers (Web servers)
2 SWF servers (Serve the .SWF files)
1 file server
1 database server
1 mail server
1 bulk mail server
1 hosting server (for some of the NG network sites, and no we aren't offering hosting at this time, these were sites that Troma had hosted and we took them over for the time being)
Soon we will have a 5th PHP server once the old database server is converted into a web server.
We also have 2 new web servers ready to go but we are waiting for a new switch as our current switch doesn't have any available ports.
We also have another server set up as a router.