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These servers above will be consolidated and costs will go down once the development process is complete and successful.
 
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''If you want to support these efforts financially, I am accepting donations [https://blog.geofictician.net/index.php/support-me/ here].''
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'''If you want to support these efforts financially, I am accepting donations [https://blog.geofictician.net/index.php/support-me/ here].'''

Revision as of 19:54, 31 July 2021

This is the OGFMirror project page.

The OGFMirror project is intended to provide a failsafe backup alternative to the opengeofiction.net (OGF) website, which has suffered from unreliability and an owner who is no longer engaged in day-to-day maintenance.

The principle behind the OGFMirror is as follows: provide a website that is "live" with OGF data and functionality, but that is in a holding pattern (i.e. it is not editable). But in the event that the OGF website stops functioning, the OGFMirror could essentially *become* a replacement for OGF, with all the same data, functionality and membership.

I have blogged about this process here.

Current expenses are as follows:

  • ogfdev server (for the apidb i.e. "Rails Port"): $160 / month
  • tiles04 server (for the renders i.e. map tiles, ogf-carto, ogf-topo): $80 / month
  • ogfoverpass server (for ogfoverpass and ogfturbo): $80 / month

These servers above will be consolidated and costs will go down once the development process is complete and successful.

If you want to support these efforts financially, I am accepting donations here.