mogile contract work

Brad Fitzpatrick brad at
Tue Jan 31 01:19:23 UTC 2006

We also have some of the same needs/itches to change how Mogile does its
"where should I put this file?" logic, and making it pluggable/etc.

So if you do find this person, the three of us should sit down and plan
together first.  I'd be happy to merge things upstream.

- Brad

On Mon, 30 Jan 2006, Eric Lambrecht wrote:

> Hey everybody -
>   we've got some pretty specific changes we'd like to make to mogile to
> improve its performance and maintainability, and also to reduce the cost
> of storage servers. Basically it boils down to teaching mogile about
> 'fast' vs 'slow' servers and writing scripts to dynamically move content
> between those servers based on their recent or expected popularity.
> Also, we want mogile to be a little smarter about where it should store
> replicas of files that exist only for the purposes of backup (no point
> in throwing backups on the newer, faster servers, eh?).
> We happen to be a little overloaded with other things right now, so
> we're looking for a talented perl hacker to implement our changes for us
> (for pay, of course). If you're interested, please drop me an email and
> resume and I can more fully explain what we want to do.
> All work will, of course, be handed back to Brad to plug into the
> official distro if they pass muster.
> Eric...

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