Merveilles.town Financials, January 2020 

Donations
$84.59 via Patreon

Total: $84.59

Infrastructure Costs
Amazon S3: $37.42
DigitalOcean: $24.68

Total: $62.10

Donations to Date
$1045.28

Infrastructure Costs to Date
$774.16

Money left over
$271.12

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Merveilles.town Financials, January 2020 

Looks like I gotta get more consistent about removing old remote assets to not drive up S3 costs, I'll be doing that shortly.

But, thanks again for the amazing help, y'all! Continue on being your lovely selves :D

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Merveilles.town Financials, January 2020 

@somnius Great news! Thanks for hosting us!

Merveilles.town Financials, January 2020 

@somnius I'm curious about the S3 costs: how much data do we have stored there? And are the costs also including traffic?

Merveilles.town Financials, January 2020 

@maxdeviant After looking at our usage yesterday, I found we were storing about 70GB on S3! Most of that is from remote instances. Locally, we're only using about 9GB. Running the remove remote command helps remove assets more than 2 weeks old from remote instances, so that should greatly cut down on usage.

As for the cost, it's kinda complicated and fluctuates. >

Merveilles.town Financials, January 2020 

@maxdeviant The amount you spend on S3 depends on how much data you have stored, and how many requests are made (both uploading and downloading images).

This can greatly fluctuate depending on how many instances we federate with (those instances will download a copy of our assets to store on their own instance if a post is public), and on how active we are on here (more uploads per day means more $$ required).

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