A Modest Food Blog By The Numbers
Most people don’t think about what it takes to support a decently-trafficked website unless they’re in the industry or have a thirst for nerdy data.
As the product guy here @ Foodbeast it’s my job to make sure both the user-facing part of the site and the infrastructure is running well. In order to make that happen I get to see some pretty interesting stats, and thought there might be 4 or 5 people out there interested, so here they are.
Semi-Interesting Stats For July 2015
5,624,102 page views from
3,582,820 unique visitors
75% of which were on mobile devices
10.3 terabytes of data transfer (THAT’S A LOT OF BACON PIX)
164,211,729 DNS queries
16,927,896 CDN hits
2,232 hours of server time on
1 app server, 1 editorial server and 1 database server
19 measly software commits — I know, get back to work!
If you want to know more about this stuff you can tweet me.