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Re: Flash crowds and network management

  • From: Perry E. Metzger
  • Date: Mon Sep 14 15:04:07 1998

Sean Donelan writes:
> So does anyone have any practical/technical advise on how the
> government sites could have done better.  Be carefull about
> following IBM's webhosting manager J.D. Zeeman's example of
> foot-in-mouth problem when he said "I doubt they are scalable
> to the extent of the ones we have."  LOC's servers were made
> by IBM.

Using fast-cgi and such helps a bunch. Of course, for all I know, they 
did that already.

Perry




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