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Re: about the endemic time out issue

From: olivier Thereaux <ot@w3.org>
Date: Fri, 11 May 2007 19:46:29 -0600
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Cc: www-validator Community <www-validator@w3.org>
To: olivier Thereaux <ot@w3.org>

On May 11, 2007, at 15:43 , olivier Thereaux wrote:
>  We have fixed these issues, and I have spent part of the day  
> tweaking our HTTP servers' configuration to improve response times,  
> since a lot of the waiting time was not due to overload of the  
> server, but to a high number of concurrent access to the server.  
> Hopefully the service should be more usable now.

Of course, and in perfect compliance with Murphy's law, the hours  
after I sent this mail saw a badly coded application apply an  
impromptu DOS on our servers, making everything very, very slow  
again. The DOS was taken care of and all should actually be faster, now.

Received on Saturday, 12 May 2007 01:50:46 UTC

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