Below are the costs for XIVAPI & MogBoard, to be fully transparent in what patreon money goes towards the below prices are updated in real-time against any server infrastructure changes.
By contributing a small amount every month you support development on XIVAPI and Mogboard.com - You'll receive perks for both sites, recognition on discord and appreciation from the devs heart!
Total Monthly Cost: $290
Hosts the main site (xivapi.com) as well as Search and Market Data.
Volumes: These are storage devices attached to the servers. Vol01 is used for XIVAPI Character, FC, LS and PVP data. Vol02 is used for Companion Market Data.
Lodestone tracking and auto-parsing servers (Characters, FC, LS and PVP Teams), these are on Vultr as Tokyo servers are required.
In order to provide market data, I have to have several accounts paid every month. To cover these, a $100 has been added to the costs. To avoid giving away too much information about how the system works, the exact number can't be informed.