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8824Re: [S-R] Under the hood of www.ellisisland.org

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  • Karen Salay
    Dec 2, 2003
      Is there any way to query by village

      thanks
      Karen
      --- Bill Tarkulich <bill@...> wrote:
      > Under the hood of <http://www.ellisisland.org/>
      > www.ellisisland.org
      >
      > For those with an technical interest of what makes
      > the Ellis Island
      > database tick, I have pulled together some of the
      > details below.
      >
      >
      > Launched, April 17, 2001. First day 27,000 queries
      > per second.
      > Needless to say, system was overloaded.
      >
      > After a quick re-work, the configuration was
      > upgraded as follows:
      >
      > Oracle database server, two-node cluster using HP
      > Proliant 580 Quad
      > Processor Servers, Oracle 9i RAC cluster, Linux 7.2
      > 25 Web Servers - HP Proliant DL360, Windows 2000
      > Advanced Server
      > Two HP ML530 application servers (presumably
      > e-commerce)
      > Two Mail Servers running Cobalt RaQ
      >
      > HP Procurve 8000 serves as backbone
      > Cisco Catalyst 3600 Router
      > Radware Web Server Director (WSD)-Pro+
      > 1.5 Terrabyte of Storage, Network Appliance F820
      > filer, 3 Terrabyte
      > capacity
      > Offsite web hosting by Webcentric
      >
      >
      > Recent Statistics
      > 1.5 terrabyte available storage including 500GB of
      > images and a 50GB
      > main database
      > 70 million visitors/month
      > 25 million passenger records
      > 40,000 hits per hour from new (2003) link to AOL
      > home page
      >
      > Compiled by Bill Tarkulich
      >
      >
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      > removed]
      >
      >
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