Hello from Los Angeles! I've been running my own instance for a few years now from a DigitalOcean vps so feel free to ask for #selfhosting help or advice. I kind of lurk around more often than making active posts but I have strong feelings about communities, transportation, and ethics in technology. #introduction
@jon looks like you self host a mastodon instance. How much data does it use a month for you? How many users are you hosting?
@jjgadget single-user instance, and I haven't looked that closely at resource consumption to be honest (maybe around 50-100 GB per month but that could be a lot higher for multi-user instances)
@jjgadget I'll have to figure out what's eating so much traffic. my DigitalOcean panel is showing me aggregate traffic stats and I have multiple servers, it's not all from mastodon alone but this is probably the most high-profile public thing being hosted there.
jonleibowitz.social is a single-user instance!