very large data files

Thiago Macieira thiago at
Fri Jul 11 15:52:40 BST 2008

Jason Harris wrote:
>How big a file is acceptable to distribute via GHNS?  75MB, 750MB,  
>7.5GB?  None of these?
>How big a file is acceptable to host on for download?

We have quite big files available for download there -- namely, our 

But you shouldn't be asking how big a file is for serving from our 
servers. You should be asking how big a download can be before it's not 
acceptable for users.

I'd say 75 MB is at the limit already. Bigger than that and people will 
not download it. You'd have to provide it in smaller chunks, to be 
downloaded as needed.

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