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Re: Flash crowds and network management

  • From: Dan Hollis
  • Date: Mon Sep 14 00:18:02 1998

On Sun, 13 Sep 1998, Leo Bicknell wrote:
>               At CNN's Web site, CNN Interactive, the number of hits
>               peaked at an estimated 340,000 per minute, eclipsing all
>               previous traffic volumes. To ease the crush, CNN.com
>               stripped out pictures and graphics to present a text-only
>               version. 
> 	That's 5600 hits a second, for those who don't want to 
> fire up bc.  Not bad.

Spread over 15 servers, of course.

-Dan





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