On 26/11/2007, Mark Bergsma <mark(a)wikimedia.org> wrote:
On May 1 2006, Domas Mituzas wrote:
> today we came over 10k HTTP requests per second
(even with inter-squid
> traffic eliminated). Especially thanks to Mark and Tim, who've been
> improving our caching, as well as doing lots of other work, and
> achieved incredible results (while I was slacking). Really, thanks!
One and a half year ago we were proud of 10,000 HTTP
requests/s, As of
today we're doing over 50,000 requests/s during peak.
We're still growing strong. :)
Thanks again to the entire technical team and everyone else who made
this possible on our small budget; without further software/architecture
improvements and optimizations since last year, this would not have been
Mark, could you please submit this (with links to whatever other
technical stuff would interest the geeks) to the Why Give? blog? I
think it answers the question marvellously. Perhaps with a
last-12-months version of that 'yearly' graph.