The rate that data flows through digital networks.

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Bandwidth heavy site… use co-location?

I'm working on a web site that is likely to be very bandwidth-heavy. A major feature of the site when in active use can pull up to 1Mbps for a single session. Luckily, once users get over the new ...
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Is there a tool to compare space used by each file of a web page?

Is there a tool that can load a web page and compare the space used (and thus load time) by each file? For example:
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Effective methods of reducing bandwidth (and thus page load times)?

What are the most effective methods when it comes to reducing the amount of bandwidth a website needs to render a page? Aggressive caching? Minifying JS/CSS? Gzip? CMS? Sprites?
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CSS reduction for faster loading / less bandwidth

Is compacting CSS / Removing unused rules for a specific page worthwhile in terms of bandwidth or can we rely on caching (headers/last-modified) to remove this overhead in the wild? Cheers Also, ...
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What's required of a web server in order to offer up streaming (but not live) video?

What's required of a web server in order to offer up streaming video? Where would you start? Edit: Let's assume it is not real-time or live streaming, just canned videos.