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WmW Bandwidth Usage mark_roach msg:507499 1:13 pm on Mar 27, 2001 (gmt 0) I have recently started to exceed my monthly bandwidth allowance (15Gb) due to increased usage of my message board.
I am considering trying to get the board sponsered and am trying to get a feel for just how bad the bandwidth usage could get if the board became very popular.
Has anyone got any numbers they would like to share ?
Brett_Tabke msg:507500 3:04 pm on Mar 27, 2001 (gmt 0)
In StickyMail ;-) Xoc msg:507501 5:22 pm on Mar 27, 2001 (gmt 0)
One board I know gets 1,000,000 pageviews a month. ancarett msg:507502 3:25 am on Mar 30, 2001 (gmt 0)
Probably more realistic estimate is to go by extrapolating from total posts, multiplying by a factor of 10-50 reads per post (50 would be for very information-heavy boards, 10 would be for more social, check-in boards). Sorry can't be more exact, but board traffic figures are often a highly guarded site secret <evil grin>