[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]
Re: non-solutions for blogs.msdn.com: (was RSS consumes too much bandwidth)
--- Mark Pilgrim <pilgrim@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> 6) Accept the fact that consolidating the full
> content of 1000
> regularly updated sites into a single file of any
> format is going to
> consume a lot of bandwidth.
> > One thing that would be very helpful here is if we
> could get some hard
> > data from MSDN on request rates, types of
> requests, user agents, and the
> > like.
> Why? Is the problem that there are a large number
> of aggregators that
> do not respect the headers/compression that MSDN is
> already using
> It would be the ultimate irony if Microsoft were
> brought to its knees
> by client applications that did not adhere to
I've pinged the folks involved and they'll see what
they can do in getting me some traffic trends. My
suspicion is that the problem is that the site is
simply too popular and updates too frequently. It's
not like people complain that HTTP is broken every
time Slashdot links to a site and brings a web server
to its knees.
THINGS TO DO IF I BECOME AN EVIL OVERLORD #23
I will keep a special cache of low-tech weapons and train my troops in their use. That way -- even if the heroes manage to neutralize my power generator and/or render the standard-issue energy weapons useless -- my troops will not be overrun by a handful of savages armed with spears and rocks.
Do you Yahoo!?
New and Improved Yahoo! Mail - Send 10MB messages!