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Re: Horrible world trade center crash, traffic effect

  • From: Simon Lockhart
  • Date: Tue Sep 11 17:18:10 2001

>The problem seems to be site limiting, rather than network limiting. i.e.,
>news sites are being overloaded, which is causing slow or no response to
>http queries due to either server overload (my guess) or news site transit
>link overload (also possible). This is what seems to be causing lacking of
>response to news sites, instead of generalized network or peering

I can concur. Network running fine (busy, but not full). Servers *very* 
busy. I am amazed how few network outages in NYC I am hearing about.

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