I am working on an android app in which i am including an image gallery. The images will be stored on Webserver and will be accessible by app. I want to know that if I only store images on webserver and 1 webpage. Will the Hotlinking of images from server in my app, affect CPU usage on webservers? Any help will be appreciated.
The host that is serving the image will consume resources every time that image is accessed, so for example:
Because images are typically static they often don't strain resources the same way that dynamic pages do. Dynamic pages typically put strain on:
Images typically strain
It is likely that you can serve a fair number of image requests from your server without bogging it down.
If the images are making your server slow, the typical way to deal with them is to
See Yahoo's guide for speeding up your website which has good explanations on all of those items.