Justin du Coeur (jducoeur) wrote,
Justin du Coeur

Nothing like a good public craze to stress-test a system

I *was* going to watch Ars Technica's liveblog of the iSlate event -- but their liveblog system seems to have gone splat. Wanna bet that this is the heaviest usage that coveritlive (their liveblog provider) has ever seen?

Really, what the tech world needs is an artifical publicity storm every few weeks, just so that companies can see whether their systems can handle it. An interesting social-engineering project...
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