Dragalia Lost Wiki:Finance

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The following is the Wiki's financial information (donations, expenses, etc.) to provide full transparency into the Wiki's usage of money. All funds are handled in a separate Dragalia Wiki-specific PayPal account by Elaeagnifolia, and any financial questions should be directed to them.

Last updated: Elaeagnifolia (talk) 00:01, 30 January 2021 (UTC)

Cost Breakdown[edit]

This is the general breakdown of the Wiki infrastructure expenses, not inclusive of any overage fees. All servers are currently hosted with DigitalOcean.

Item Description Cost
Frontend Cache Server
(dragalia-wiki-varnish)
Uses Varnish to cache and serve pages to reduce requests to application server. Also has NGINX for SSL termination.

1vCPUs / 2GB Memory / 50GB Disk / SFO3 (San Francisco)

$10 / monthly
Application Server
(dragalia-wiki-mediawiki)
Heart of the stack. Houses MediaWiki, NGINX, Memcached, Elasticsearch, Redis, etc.

2vCPUs / 4GB Memory / 80GB Disk / SFO3 (San Francisco)

$20 / monthly
Database Server
(dragalia-wiki-db)
Houses the MediaWiki MySQL databases.

1vCPUs / 2GB Memory / 50GB Disk / SFO3 (San Francisco)

$10 / monthly
Domain
(dragalialost.wiki)
Domain name the Wiki uses. May fluctuate depending on domain name registrar (Namecheap). $27.06 / yearly
Backups Cost of snapshots ($0.05/GB based on snapshot size) and backups of the servers, database, etc.

Backups are done weekly and saved for a month.

~$6 / monthly

Finance Logs[edit]

The following is a log of all financial transactions for the Wiki. When reading the logs, please note the following:

  • All amounts are in USD.
  • DigitalOcean invoices are sent on the 1st of each month.
  • Patreon donations are automatically transferred on the 5th of each month.
  • Because DigitalOcean only allows PayPal to pre-fund the account instead of directly paying the bill itself, the Total Balance here includes PayPal balance + funds prepaid to DigitalOcean.