Yahoo! clue (Slightly OT: Spiders)

Valdis.Kletnieks at Valdis.Kletnieks at
Thu Mar 29 13:15:38 UTC 2007

On Thu, 29 Mar 2007 09:05:12 EDT, Kradorex Xeron said:
> Slightly OT: Does anyone know what is with the web spiders from Yahoo/Inktomi?
> I've been seeing reports and have seen a problem with them opening 10 to 100
> connections to any specific site.

And 10 concurrent connections (or 100) causes a production-quality webserver
difficulties, how, exactly?

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