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Re: Flash crowds and network management

  • From: Curtis Generous
  • Date: Mon Sep 14 10:57:32 1998

According to alex@tempest.nac.net:
> 
> OK, thats 373 hits per second per server.
> 
> Not bad.

What kind of machines were these?  

--curtis

> 
> 
> 
> On Sun, 13 Sep 1998, Dan Hollis wrote:
> 
> > 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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