[dns-operations] open request for financial contribution to OARC data storage system

Benno Overeinder benno at NLnetLabs.nl
Tue Jul 21 15:11:57 UTC 2020


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Regards,

-- Benno


On 21/07/2020 16:30, Benno Overeinder wrote:
> Dear OARC community,
> 
> Over the past year, our OARC system administration staff has worked out
> a plan to replace the data storage system that provides a service to our
> members to analyse DNS data, such as DITL data that has been collected
> over many years and which makes longitudinal studies possible.  The
> massive amount of historical data needs good care and with the new data
> storage we can continue to provide the OARC community with a valuable
> service.
> 
> In recent months, OARC has already received donations from community
> members to finance the new data storage system.  Thank you very much,
> these donations are very much appreciated and can be seen as an
> indication of the value that members give to the service that OARC
> provides to the community.
> 
> And while OARC's financial position is sound, we would like to call on
> our members to look for opportunities within their organisations to make
> additional donations to bridge the current gap in our data storage
> budget.  We are still looking for $7.5k to $15k USD for our total
> investment of $100k USD in the new data storage system.
> 
> If you see opportunities to help us, please contact Keith
> <keith at dns-oarc.net> and/or one of the board members.  We are happy to
> discuss this with you in more detail.
> 
> 
> Thank you!
> 
> Benno
> for the OARC President and Board
> 
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-- 
Benno J. Overeinder
NLnet Labs
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