[tor-relays] Minimum traffic for a relay to be helpful to the network

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Tue Nov 5 17:43:01 UTC 2019

On 05.11.2019 17:00, Keifer Bly wrote:

> Here is Google Clouds pricing plans
> https://cloud.google.com/network-tiers/pricing

"Pricing will be based on both source and destination geolocation of 

Do you operate there at all Tor-relays?
Forget google cloud for TOR!

There are countless better providers in the world where you can get a 
VPN or root server for a few dollars.

> It appears they charge a few cents a gigabyte, thx.

lol, sorry

0,10 $/GB = 1000 $/10TB  one Tor-instace ~ 50TB/month
For the money you get several racks for colocation!

A used dedicated root server from the "serverbörse" costs 5 - 40 EURO 
per month here in Germany.
Inclusive Traffic - 10 TB to unlimited (if you are lucky)

You only need a small one. 2core CPU and 2-4 GB ram is more than enough 
for one Tor-instance.
So do not pay attention to the hardware. Look only for inclusiv traffic.
10 TB is little - 50 TB or unlimited is great.

╰_╯ Ciao Marco!

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