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Can Cloudflare workers be used for heavy traffic?

Technically speaking, Workers have no problem with serving 1000 TB/month and trillions of requests. You will not see any performance degradation at such traffic levels, nor will it negatively impact ...
Kenton Varda's user avatar
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Can Cloudflare workers be used for heavy traffic?

You can definitely proxy heavy traffic through Workers, but, if you try to cache or serve content like videos, (excessive amounts of) photo/audio or other large files, then that may violate Section 2....
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Can I get bill-shocked by Linode?

There is no way at this point to do that with Linode. Having used them a while back as a provider I believe they sent emails at the time to alert when usage approached 100% of the plan allowance so ...
Chris Rutherfurd's user avatar
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Do lots of the same image on the one page use lots of bandwidth?

By default, once a image is loaded it will be cached by the browser. Every additional request for this (exact) image url will be delivered out of the browser cache. Example: 250 Image tags with just ...
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Server Load: Image Downloading vs. Image Viewing

It's not possible to view an image in a web page without downloading it. Your browser downloads every image to a local cache folder for every image you view in your browser. So, in answer to your ...
Trebor's user avatar
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Can I get bill-shocked by Linode?

You could use VNstat to send you hourly reports via a cron, and then manually shut down your http server via a shell on your mobile device.
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What is the difference between uploading a file on CDN and having a file cached by CDN?

The difference will be minimal, because ultimately it's all served from Cloudflare. Cloudflare will occasionally fetch the original file if you're hosting it yourself, but this will happen rarely and ...
Rob's user avatar
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How do VPN providers save on bandwidth?

If your needs are large enough then that means you should probably get your own AS (like an ISP) and sign up with a tier 1 provider for the peering arrangements, and you buy/rent servers preferably in ...
Kate's user avatar
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How to decrease unwanted traffic after malware attack?

If all the traffic is coming from the identified IP's, the solution is to block the IP addresses before the traffic gets to the web server. If you are using a Linux box, This means implementing ...
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Awstats showing thousands of hits with little to no bandwidth

You need to set up a firewall in WordPress blocking some country's access to your site example china. I had that problem before. you will filter them by country.
John Gallie's user avatar
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Getting close to hosting provider's monthly bandwidth limit - alternatives?

Find two new ISPs, bond your network, approach your original ISP for better service. If ISP number one doesn't offer quicker service and a larger cap then drop them. Another advantage of bonding is ...
Rob's user avatar
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EC2 - Total bandwidth In/Out from a particular instance over a particular period

If you haven't enabled hourly or daily Cost and Usage detail reports, do that now. These reports break down everything that generates a charge, by resource-id and the exact type of usage that ...
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Content length VS document size for mobile

The first issue here as I see it is the misconception that you absolutely must maintain a minimum number of words per page to avoid thin content penalties. This used to be the case a few years back ...
Chris Rutherfurd's user avatar
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Malicious & nonbeneficial IP address blocks (subnets) for AdWords blocking

AdWords already does not count visits from the Googlebot or other known search engine crawlers, it is intelligent enough to recognise these as invalid clicks. As for blocking IP addresses or address ...
Chris Rutherfurd's user avatar
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How to make money with video site?

Here's the update in 2020: The mistake here is the assumption that bandwidth is 0.18c/GB, even if it's much less now on many platforms lets ignore this. There are server hosts all over the world which ...
oofz's user avatar
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