Linux web server?

Greg Daly gdaly at u.washington.edu
Tue May 16 09:50:12 PDT 2000


hmmm... chris does have a point - you have a lot of content, so maybe
throwing more ram and a faster disk at it might would be beneficial.

Today at 9:48am, Chris Hunter sent this nugget of wisdom:


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|>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.

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|Chris

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

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|> Hi All,

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|> 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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