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RE: Superbowl success?

  • From: Roeland M.J. Meyer
  • Date: Fri Feb 04 05:49:38 2000

> From: owner-nanog@merit.edu [mailto:owner-nanog@merit.edu]On Behalf Of
> Sean Donelan
> Sent: Friday, February 04, 2000 1:11 AM

> Are folks getting better at predicting advertising generated
> traffic?  Or are people just massively over-provising their
> web sites, and praying?

Take your most  optimistic estimate, over-build by a factor of two and make
damned sure that your inbound pipe can only tap 63% of your total site
capacity. It might get slow in spots, but it won't crash.<grin>

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