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High volume low overhead requests

I have an application that will process data it receives through high volume, low overhead requests sent from different internet-enabled hardware devices. These data will be received continually and ...
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Large, high performance object or key/value store for HTTP serving on Linux

I have a service that serves images to end users at a very high rate using plain HTTP. The images vary between 4 and 64kbytes, and there are 1.300.000.000 of them in total. The dataset is about 30TiB ...
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Large photo sharing service. Where to start [closed]

I'm sorry if this post is too vague but I don't even know what topics to start looking at. I need a server that has the ability to share large amounts of data with potentially very high traffic, and ...
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How does php know what memcached node to look for its data in?

I am new to the world of Memcached clusters If I have a php web application that is using memcache - how does it does its hash and decide what node to check for a particular value to avoid having to ...
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NGinx vs Varnish as a reverse proxy in front of Apache w/php [closed]

I am using apache with mod_php to serve content. Mostly the content is fetched form memcache over the network. All of my images, css and js are already on a cdn What are the pros and cons of putting ...
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Can a CDN (specifically CloudFront) stampede its origin server after a miss?

Similar to how a memcache server can stampede a db after a missed hit. Should I ever expect high traffic from my CDN(s)?
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Preload/Prime Amazon Cloud Front CDN before move.

I am changing CDNs and I would like to preload some content to AWS Cloud Front so that my origin server is not hammered during that transition. Any tips?
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Apache - Very high load/bandwidth and unusual pattern of requests

I am a web developer and have this server that's being used as a development machine of sorts. So, my experience with Apache is that I can fiddle around and get basic stuff done / google stuff to get ...
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High traffic, slow response: where is the bottleneck?

I have a site which is receiving relatively high traffic of around 250.000 pageviews a day. The PHP code is usually executing in under 0.02 seconds, but the actual response time can go up during peak ...
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DNS Load balancing vs Incremented DNS

I don't know much about DNS administration, etc, however I know about best practices in application programming. Currently, in my company, we have 6 servers respectively named : s1.domain.com ...
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need a distributed high performance durable logging solution for multiple log sources

Looking for a high performance distributed scalable solution for storing tons of log messages. We have multiple concurrent log sources(=servers). The interesting thing here is that performance is ...
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Tips for maximizing Nginx requests/sec?

I'm building an analytics package, and project requirements state that I need to support 1 billion hits per day. Yep, "billion". In other words, no less than 12,000 hits per second sustained, and ...
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Server Configuration / Important Parameter for 500Req/Second

I am configuring a server to be used as nginx server for a very heavy traffic website. It is expected to receive traffic from a large number of IP addresses simultaneously. It is expected to get ...
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Best .net web hoster for high traffic website [closed]

Hi developing an idea which we expect if delievered correctly can develop into high volume website. What good .net web hosting companies do you recommend? If cost is required for high quality of ...
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Server and Application architecture for large outgoing email volume

we need to develop an application to send large amount of emails (newsletters) We estimate 15 millions of emails per month (6 - 10 emails per seconds). Would you recommend me the proper architecture ...
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Expecting High traffic on website..How to manage

I am expecting high traffic on a corporate website i am managing.At present the website is hosted on godaddy shared hosting. As it will be an IPO for my clients company so i don't have any idea what ...
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I'm designing a system to handle 10000 TCP connections per second, what problems will I run into?

I have a relatively new 8-core box running CentOS. I would like to develop a stats server that uses TCP. It's very simple, it accepts a TCP connection, increments a counter and closes the connection. ...