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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.

Regards,
-- 
olivier
Received on Saturday, 12 May 2007 01:50:46 GMT

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