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____/ Terry Porter on Thursday 28 Jan 2010 00:31 : \____
> The new Australian Govt "Myschool" website bombed on launch, and it was
> claimed the reason was "overwhelmed" by traffic volumes to the site", but
> knowing how deep in bed with Microsoft they are, I suspected it may be
> another reason ...
> Site http://www.myschool.edu.au
> Netblock owner Hostworks Pty Ltd
> OS: Windows Server 2003
> Web Server: Microsoft-IIS/6.0
I reckon the CIO need to go back to school. :-)
> Source of info: netcraft.com
> By Ry Crozier
> Jan 28, 2010 10:16 AM
> Tags: myschool | school | crash | website | controversial | gillard | aec
> High traffic takedown.
> Administrators for the controversial My School website admitted they were
> "overwhelmed" by traffic volumes to the site, which crashed on launch
> The Australian Curriculum Assessment and Reporting Authority (ACARA) said
> today there were "initial problems with loading pages"
I reckon the administrators and Microsoft's coders need to go back to school.
With GNU/Linux, the cost of adding a server (to handle heavier load) is 0. That's
why HPC is a GNU/Linux paradise.
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