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From Brian Behlendorf <>
Subject Re: HTTP/1.1 implementation speeds (was Re: votes for 0.6.3)
Date Fri, 05 May 1995 07:18:48 GMT
On Thu, 4 May 1995, Rob McCool wrote:
> But at this point, the interesting performance work is not going to
> take place at the application level, it's going to take place at the
> protocol level. We've routinely done over three million hits a day on
> one machine with our software, and that's more traffic than just about
> anybody on the Web today is going to get in the near future.

Is the problem the TCP/IP protocol or the broken implementations out 
there?  How much will IPNG help, you think?

3 million hits... Yahoo is at the 2 million/day mark now, and AOL has 
just launched its web access now (we're getting *tons* of hits from 
*, even in the middle of the night!)


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