Interesting Site Trivia

Have you ever considered the vast expanse that is I''ll admit that I have, and I can''t say I envy the administrators of a site that contains some 2.5 million pages! That''s just one of the statistics providing a little perspective on what goes into maintaining such a site.


20 million page views per day
5.5 million users per day
68 million users a month

80 GB of content
2.5 million files total
1.1 million HTML and ASP files
855,000 GIF or JPG image files
About 100 GB of files available for download
Content updated continuously around the clock

Four dedicated gigE uplinks provide a total of 4000 MB uplink capacity
Multiple OC48s provide connectivity to the Internet
Runs on Compaq Proliant ML570 and Dell Power Edge 6450 servers with four PIII-Xeon/700 Mhz processors, 1 GB Memory, 120 GB Content Capacity, and 34 GB Log Capacity each

Windows .NET
Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS) 6.0
Microsoft Windows 2000 Advanced Server
Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS) 5.0
Microsoft Site Server 3.0 to supply our search catalogs
Microsoft SQL Server 2000
Other Microsoft tools and applications, including MS XML, SQL XMLX, MDAC (Microsoft Data Access Connectivity), NLB (Network Load Balancing)


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