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CNET Enterprise Computing: Traffic jams up

Mar 01, 1999, 18:48 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Stephen Shankland)

"VA Research unveiled the site today as a new Linux portal, but a surge of Web traffic from interested onlookers today apparently brought the site down, said John Hall, vice president of VA.

'We think it was the Slashdot effect,' he said, referring to the online 'news for nerds' discussion site, which posted a story about the Web site today. 'All the lights on the Christmas tree lit up.'"

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