Then I get an email to my pager from a friend trying to be anonymous telling me they put my webpage on Slashdot. Yes, docanime, I know who you are and you will be properly thanked. Later.
Here's webalizer's plot for the month of January:
January's statistics for the Mars Scorecard: 44,844 hits.
Thanks, everyone. I'm honored you found it useful enough to visit and bookmark.
Power outage on Jan 10. Major peak of 37763 hits on Jan 16, minor peak of 12324 hits on the 30th. Average number of hits per day BEFORE 1/16: 1982 +/-1225 (not including the 10th) Average number of hits per day AFTER 1/16: 3798 +/- 893 (not including the 30th)The "bounce" on the 30th was caused by another Slashdot reference.
Just to give you a baseline, the average number of hits PER DAY on all of www.bio.aps.anl.gov were:
The webserver during January was a little PII-450MHz. It seemd to have survived the onslaught on the 16th for two reasons:
As a friend of mine said, "The gods love copper armor."