Microsoft.com Operations Team Blog

The Team behind MSCOM has started their own blog about MSCOM Operations.

Like they say themself:

We are a bona fide Enterprise level Ops team. Anything that ends in *.Mirosoft.com we run. Windows Update, Microsoft Update, the Download center…our team keeps all this humming. We run the 4th largest web site in the world.. Here are some quick facts about what we run.

*.Microsoft.com:

* 3 Data Centers
* 1606 Data Center Servers
* 506 Servers in Labs
* 111 Web Sites
* 1069 Databases
* 1000’s of Web Applications
* 80+Gbit/sec Network Traffic

WWW.Microsoft.com

* 13 million unique users/day
* 70 million page views per day
* 10,000 requests/sec, 300 concurrent connection on 80 servers
* 350 Vroots

Windows Update/Download:

* 150 million unique client scans/day
* 12,000 ASP.NET requests/sec
* 500K concurrent connections
* 1 Billion Downloads and7 50K client installs in 2 weeks (April 2006)
* 4Gbit/sec Web Site Egress (Web Pages Only…No Downloads)
* 20+ Billion Downloads in 2005…Routinely 150M+/Day

Check out the blog here: http://blogs.technet.com/mscom/