Subject: Re: Best Web Server Hardware?
To: Michael Graff <email@example.com>
From: Curt Sampson <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 09/16/1996 18:56:13
On 16 Sep 1996, Michael Graff wrote:
> I have a P100 with 64M ram, 4G in SCSI disks, AHA 2940 controller, and a
> PCI ethernet. This runs a WWW server, and I never notice a delay, but my
> site isn't hit all that hard.
I have a DX2/66 with 64M RAM, 1GB in SCSI disks, Buslogic controller
and plain old ISA Ethernet. I run over a hundred virtual web servers,
DNS for an entire ISP (named generally grows to about 16-20MB) and
e-mail for 1500 users on it. It works ok.
You probably don't need as much horsepower as you think.
Curt Sampson email@example.com Info at http://www.portal.ca/
Internet Portal Services, Inc.
Vancouver, BC (604) 257-9400 De gustibus, aut bene aut nihil.