Linux web server?

Chris Hunter chris at
Tue May 16 09:48:10 PDT 2000

>From what little i've found about hardware limitations, if its *just* a web

server (i.e. not running a mysql db also) the cpu is not a very limiting factor.
You would probably do fine with a midrange pentium. You will want to throw a lot
of ram at it though, and fast disk access is nice as well.


On Tue, 16 May 2000, blas pedro uberuaga wrote:

> Hi All,


> I'm about to graduate from here and am thinking that the best option

> for continuing my student web page is to get my own server set

> up. I'm not too familiar, though, with what kind of hardware is

> needed to get something working reliably and at a decent speed. My

> page has a traffic load of about 3 GB per month now, but I'd like the

> potentiality of 10 GB per month. Does anyone know of any site that

> discusses what kind of hardware would be necessary?


> Thanks.


> Be glad of life because it gives you the chance to love and to work and to

> play and to look up at the stars.

> --Henry Van Dyke



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