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From Dean Gaudet <>
Subject Re: Pretty good performance for "" -- PUBNIX (fwd)
Date Tue, 15 Jul 1997 00:15:59 GMT

On Mon, 14 Jul 1997, Marc Slemko wrote:

> This unofficial online publication has been a tremendous success, with
> several days where we had several million (4-5) hits per day; for
> extended periods of time (several hours per day on a few days) we got
> well over *a thousand hits per second*, which a total packet traffic
> across the main mirror ("") reaching a sustainable
> peak of 4,000 packets input or output per second (seriously: four
> thousand per second).

A request takes at least 7 packets.  The math definately doesn't work out


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