[ic] Running IC Under Heavy Load

Mike Heins mike at perusion.com
Thu Feb 17 16:44:21 EST 2005

Quoting Bryan Gmyrek (bryangmyrek at yahoo.com):
> Hi,
> I'm starting a new project and will have something like a database with 
> a million 'products' or more and at least a million unique visitors (so 
> say like 10 million 'hits') a day ... but it won't actually be a store 
> so none of the e-commerce functions of IC are needed.
> What I'm worried about is will IC be able to handle that load on, say a 
> dual xeon, 2gb ram box?  Or alternatively will it be able to handle 
> that load better or as well as comparable applications.  Testimonials 
> would be great! :)

No, you will need a server cluster. I know of no dynamic application
will handle that type of load on a single machine when querying a million-
item database.

Mike Heins
Perusion -- Expert Interchange Consulting    http://www.perusion.com/
phone +1.765.647.1295  tollfree 800-949-1889 <mike at perusion.com>

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