There Went the Slashdot Crowd

So I got a couple interesting emails on the morning of the 13th. Seems a story was posted on Slashdot that had a link to our website at work (original story here). Okay, so I’m wondering how many pieces my poor webserver will be in when I get to work. But, it survived intact, and handled it quite well.

For those who like that sort of thing (I’m certainly one of them), here’s a graph of the traffic through our firewall during that time period. No wonder sites that have dynamic content tend to get flogged when a story goes on the front page:HP_OV Traffic Graph

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