Microsoft.com Live On Windows Server 2008 Beta 3

Microsoft is proud to announce that the www.microsoft.com site is running 100% on their next generation web platform, Windows Server 2008. For those of you curious about the scale and availability of www.microsoft.com: Availability YTD – 99.83% (Measured by Keynote Systems, Inc.) 0% Impact to Availability during upgrade to Beta 3 99%+ of hosted App’s […]

Microsoft is proud to announce that the www.microsoft.com site is running 100% on their next generation web platform, Windows Server 2008.

For those of you curious about the scale and availability of www.microsoft.com:

  1. Availability YTD – 99.83% (Measured by Keynote Systems, Inc.)
    • 0% Impact to Availability during upgrade to Beta 3
    • 99%+ of hosted App’s upgraded without any change required
  2. Audience Reach - #4 in U.S (65M UU) & #5 worldwide (287M UU)
  3. Hosting Model –2 Internet Data Centers & 80 Web Servers
    • 500+ Vroots, 350+ IIS Web Applications & 12 Application Pools
    • 10,000 Requests/Sec & 300,000 Concurrent Connections

Source:→ MSDN Blogs

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