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Wednesday, April 4, 2007

Boston Verizon Measurement Agents Retired

This morning, after months of increasing performance issues, and connectivity issues, I have retired the Boston Verizon measurement location. This location hosted 2 measurement agents.


The machines, hosted in my basement, are connected using Verizon FiOS, which has become increasingly flaky over the last couple of months. As well, the machines are 7 year old Pentium IIs, and require a substantial amount of spoon-feeding that I don't have time for at the moment.


I have re-enabled the Technorati #1 Agent to fill the gap, but this leaves only 4 measurement locations running. I again put out my plea for more volunteers to host GrabPERF measurement locations. I have had one volunteer contact me about this (thanks Henrik!), and this location should be up in about 3 weeks.


If you have a spare linux box and a static IP, have I got a project for you!


PS: The contact page is fixed. It was set to auto-refresh and overwrite your e-mails. Ooooops.


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