How powerful are the TechSpot servers?

By R3DP3NGUIN ยท 5 replies
Jan 23, 2012
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  1. Does anyone know what the appoximate hardware specs that techspot have for there servers. just curious if anyone knows.
  2. dividebyzero

    dividebyzero trainee n00b Posts: 4,891   +1,264

    Only the best at TS...


    R3DP3NGUIN TS Booster Topic Starter Posts: 152   +10

    hahaha, love it!!
  4. jobeard

    jobeard TS Ambassador Posts: 11,166   +986

    nearly fell of my chair; GREAT PUN dz :D
  5. Julio Franco

    Julio Franco TechSpot Editor Posts: 7,671   +988

    Nice pic dividebyzero, you will see it featured on this week's TechSpot newsletter :)

    As for our server, you'd be surprised. We are using a humble single server setup for content, we offload static items (images, etc.) to a CDN. We also have a development test server and a third machine for hosting file downloads. That same server also hosts our side project

    If I recall correctly the main server is equipped with two quad core Xeons, 8GB RAM, dual SAS 10k RPM HDDs. We optimize heavily on the software side however. For example, instead of apache we are running nginx which is a very efficient web server and we have the healthy habit of caching everything we can so that processing is reduced to a minimum.

    R3DP3NGUIN TS Booster Topic Starter Posts: 152   +10

    Gotta love nginx, efficiency at its best :)

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