Just a quick update on High Tea (link above) for those interested. I’ve had over a month of uninterrupted and performant experience with Gitea following my last upgrade using a $5 Vultr box running Debian with Docker and Compose self-installed.
Including status code counts from Gitea reported by Traefik over the last month:
Another update on High Tea with Gitea (source linked above). This will be my last general update on stability. So far Gitea 1.5 has been running incredibly well for 30+ users and 40 or so repositories:
Server Uptime: 2 months, 1 week, 1 day, 22 hours, 24 minutes, 37 seconds Current Goroutines: 45 Current Memory Usage: 42MB Total Memory Allocated: 1.8TB Memory Obtained: 607MB
Massive props to the Gitea team and those who came before for building such a stable product and suitable alternative to GitHub for those of us who want to take back control of our source code.
In the spirit of transparency I’d like to share my first hiccup with High Tea. When attempting to run my 5th Gitea backup today I found out my 25GB Vultr VPS was out of disk space. As a result, I’ve added information on how to reclaim disk space with Docker for the benefit of others here:
Additionally, here are some other resources I’ve written here which those using this Gitea with Docker will find useful as they begin self-hosting:
Here are the sizes of my back-ups, which I’m simply going to offload to another server as they’re unnecessary on the gitea production vps I use to run git.habd.as:
-rw------- 1 user docker 252M Jul 16 07:22 gitea-dump-1531725738.zip
-rw------- 1 user docker 1.2G Sep 24 08:41 gitea-dump-1537778440.zip
-rw------- 1 user docker 2.6G Oct 12 08:19 gitea-dump-1539332248.zip
-rw------- 1 user docker 2.8G Oct 17 12:02 gitea-dump-1539777559.zip
Total repository count is 56 at current, many of which are mirrors of kewl security software I found on GH.