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Tuesday, November 07, 2006

apache big scaling

At the time of writing (May 2005), ftp.heanet.ie; can sustain at least * 27,000 simultaneous HTTP downloads * can saturate a gigabit interface at the same time * has roughly 3.2 million downloads per day * ships about 3.5 Terabytes of content per day * mirrors over 50,000 projects * as 3.7 Terabytes of unique content * has circa 6 million unique files ... (on IDE hard drives!)

[ED big numbers for ONE apache server!]

 http://www.stdlib.net/~colmmacc/Apachecon-EU2005/scaling-apache-handout.pdf

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