Another Eden 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 Another Eden Wiki-specific PayPal account by Elaeagnifolia, and any financial questions should be directed to them.

Last updated: Elaeagnifolia (talk) 21:54, 22 August 2023 (UTC)


  • [Aug. 22, 2023] Updated cost of servers.

Cost Breakdown[edit]

This is the general breakdown of the Wiki infrastructure expenses, not inclusive of taxes (8.25%) or any overage fees. All servers are currently hosted with DigitalOcean.

Item Description Cost
anothereden-wiki-core Heart of the stack. Houses MediaWiki, NGINX, Memcached, MySQL database, etc.

4vCPUs / 8GB Memory / 60GB Disk / SFO3 (San Francisco)

$48 / monthly
anothereden-wiki-cargo Server for Cargo database

2vCPUs / 2GB Memory / 60 GB Disk / SFO3 (San Francisco)

$18 / monthly
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.

~$4 / 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.
  • DigitalOcean charges an 8.25% tax.
  • Patreon donations are automatically transferred on the 5th of each month.
  • Refer to the donation page for the breakdown on donation fees.