Wow! We just got back from a tricky problem with the server… Gentoo (of which I’m *still* somewhat of a fan) decided to do some, er, *interesting* changes to config in the last emerge.
Thanks to Pete at Bytemark for some great help to get back online.
The BBC have released some info on their website usage stats on the 7th of July at the time of the terrorist bomb attacks in London. It makes some interesting reading, too! “At peak times during the day there were 40,000 page requests per second from News; Total maximum bandwidth from bbc.co.uk reached: 11.1Gb/s”. That’s not bad going.
Here’s an interesting site, in which you shouldn’t click (and they almost laugh at you if you do!)