[wordpress] Re: [wp-hackers] Forum post: Huge server hits
ecb29 at cornell.edu
Wed Jul 13 06:55:17 GMT 2005
Yup, bingo! Imagine my horror to wake up to 50,000 hits on a page where
I was serving 1024x768 pngs... needless to say I jpeded them immediately....
Elliott C. Bäck
Matthew Mullenweg wrote:
> Elliott Bäck wrote:
>> I used up 90 GB of bandwidth yesterday:
>> 90,000 mb / 24 hours * 1 hr / 60 min * 1 min / 60 s = 1.04 MB/s =
>> 8.33 Mb/s
>> That's saturation level on older cards. Since my machine is a shared
>> host, it was probably getting hammered pretty hard overall...
> If you were doing 90 GB of weblog text, it'd be a WP issue, but I'm
> guessing (correct me if I'm wrong) that the bulk of that bandwidth is
> due to multimedia files like the longhorn screenshots you're hosting,
> not gzipped HTML. I would characterize your situation as atypical.
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