For those individual or company who would like to become provider of Rapid Space, here's an introduction of procedures that you can follow to set up your own OCP machines and running your rapid space services.
Rapid Space provider could be individual or organisation or company, who ever want to join the Rapid Space Network to provide their OCP machine(s) to the public users at certain price.
Rapid Space manages this public platform in order to connect machine providers and end users, in the interest of maximizing the resources usage.
A Rapid Space provider should be able to provide machines that comply with the Rapid Space machine standard, and fulfill some simple remote maintenance tasks following Rapid Space team requests.
A Rapid Space provider can expect a monthly base profit transferred by Rapid Space Team once your machine is being rented by end users.
To gain profit from sharing extra high cost-efficiency high performance machines.
A hosting site of Rapid Space machines should consider the following element:
Since there are different options of machine standard, we will introduce the details in: rapidspace-HowTo.Find.Perfect.Hosting.Environment
You can chose one of the following rack to host Rapid Space machines:
Then you must purchase the OCP servers to put inside the rack and the switch to connect them.
All the hardware specifications (with the minimum requirements) can be found on: rapidspace-HowTo.Equipment.Standard
Please consult the Machine Installation tutorial page: rapidspace-HowTo.Install.ESA.Kit.And.OCP.Servers?portal_skin=Slide
In order to provide standard rapid space service to end client, all machines should be installed with default OS, re6st and slapOS. Please find tutorials in Server Installation for a Partner
In order to have your machine running smoothly on rapid space platform, there are certain obligations should be fulfilled with Rapid Space Provider. The contract can be found here: XXX
After contract is signed, please provide the following information to Rapid Space Team:
If you only installed OS on your machine, please provide the following information, so that Rapid Space Team can complete the installations:
Once your machine is online, you will receive confirmation from Rapid Space.
Once your machine is ordered by end user, you will receive a notification.
Once a month, you will receive payment from Rapid Space based on the machines that have been used by end users.
If some remote maintenance is required, please follow procedure: Provide Remote Support to coordinate with Rapid Space to support the maintenance.