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Re: Does your software?
Dr. Frederick B. Cohen wrote:
> Yet it services more than one request per minute, 24 hours, 7 days, and
> has done so without denial of services, corruption, or leakage since its
> first implementation. It's so small it can be verified, it's faster
> than the retail brand, and it doesn't have all the holes we keep finding
> in tho other servers. Different strokes for different folks.
I really tried to resist but....
1 request a minute!!!! That's a whopping 1440 a day! Try 20+ a second or
over a million a day which is the current rough load which most of our
servers on our site handle...(our peak day last week was 17 million hits).
I don't disagree that there is value in producing a trivial server which
can be guaranteed to have zero bugs (since it is so small). It, however,
should be treated as an intellectual excercise. Comparing it to a production-level
retail server is simply meaningless..they have different goals (as your last