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RE: FW: Pros and Cons of various OSs for WWW Servers...

From: Momentary Language, Sexual Situations <DANTONIO@process.com>
Date: Mon, 8 May 1995 10:01 -0400
Message-Id: <009900B318A87A40.06CA@PROCESS.COM>
To: www-talk@www10.w3.org
> From: staffan@ep.se (Staffan Berger, ElektroPost)
>>cbrenton@digprod.com wrote:

>>If you have a server that is
>>expecting heavy traffic however (50,000+ hits per day) there's no
>>substitution for a UNIX platform.

>And what about Microsoft? They are running their WWW server under Windows
>NT and I'm sure that they have more than 50 000 hits per day. We have

>around 8000 and still have capacity for ten times more on our Windows NT 
>server.

Our server WWW server for Windows NT (Purveyor) routinely took 250,000 hits
in a 24 hour period (measured during finalt testing right before release)
so Unix certainly isn't the only choice.

DDA

P.S. for more info on Purveyor, check out www.process.com
Received on Monday, 8 May 1995 10:01:15 UTC

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