RE: FW: Pros and Cons of various OSs for WWW Servers...

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Mon, 8 May 1995 10:30:18 +0500

> From: (Staffan Berger, ElektroPost)
>> wrote:

>>If you have a server that is
>>expecting heavy traffic however (50,000+ hits per day) there's no
>>substitution for a UNIX platform.

>And what about Microsoft? They are running their WWW server under Windows
>NT and I'm sure that they have more than 50 000 hits per day. We have

>around 8000 and still have capacity for ten times more on our Windows NT

Our server WWW server for Windows NT (Purveyor) routinely took 250,000 hits
in a 24 hour period (measured during finalt testing right before release)
so Unix certainly isn't the only choice.


P.S. for more info on Purveyor, check out