New WineHQ Server

Michael Stefaniuc mstefani at
Fri Jul 11 03:37:22 CDT 2014

On 07/11/2014 02:27 AM, Scott Ritchie wrote:
> Has traffic/demand on server resources been climbing over the years?
> I'm pretty sure usage has gone up, but that's not necessarily directly
> correlated with website hits.
That wasn't the reason the server was replaced. It was 5 years old and
CodeWeavers run out of spare parts for it.

The new server was sized to be able to run VMs on it.


> On Fri, Jun 27, 2014 at 9:53 AM, Jerome Leclanche <adys.wh at> wrote:
>> Congrats on the new server guys. And thanks to the anonymous donor. :)
>> J. Leclanche
>> On Fri, Jun 27, 2014 at 2:48 PM, Jeremy White <jwhite at> wrote:
>>> Hi Folks,
>>> As you probably saw, we have deployed a new server to replace our 5 year old
>>> work horse.  This new server will hopefully hold us for the next 5 years.
>>> It's got good specs; 6 core Xeon, 32G of RAM (easily expandable to 128),
>>> raid 10 (also easily expandable).
>>> In a particularly nice development, this server was purchased by the
>>> Software Freedom Conservancy using funds provided by a donor.  This donor
>>> doesn't want a particularly big fuss made out of it, and so prefers that I
>>> not announce a name publicly.
>>> I'd like to thread this needle somewhat carefully, as *I* think it's a
>>> remarkably generous gift.  So I propose that, at our next convenient
>>> opportunity, we all lift a glass in appreciation of anonymous donors
>>> everywhere!
>>> Cheers,
>>> Jeremy

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