Re: usage stats Guido.van.Rossum@cwi.nl
To: Nathan Torkington <Nathan.Torkington@vuw.ac.nz>
Subject: Re: usage stats
In-reply-to: Your message of "Mon, 19 Apr 1993 16:15:37 MDT."
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Date: Mon, 19 Apr 1993 10:03:06 +0200
>Over the three (or is it four) month period from December '92 to March
>'93, gopher usage increased by 65%. If you think that sounds
>impressive, wait -- WWW usage increased by 2800%. Of course, the
>relative operational ages of the systems should be taken into account,
>but it still sounds pretty darn impressive :)
Note one thing however -- I looked at my usage stats the other day and
found they had increased trmendously. However, close inspection of
the log file showed that around April 3-6 a mail robot at
void.ncsa.uiuc.edu had been active, multiplying my load from an
average twenty to over a thousand requests per day...
Just to show that you need to know what you're measuring...
Interesting hostname, by the way...
--Guido van Rossum, CWI, Amsterdam <Guido.van.Rossum@cwi.nl>