Should we be reading more into Adolf Hitler?: by e11888
got wiped out,
Originally posted by SkepticOverlord
We may also be able to blame Microsoft.
After reviewing the logs, it looks like the BING spider exponentially increased its crawl-rate (15-20 attempts at different threads every second) as the problems became more severe. I've heard about webmasters complaining about the "manners" of the BING spider, so I'll look into this also.
So yeah... maybe this problem was "in threes."
(1) bad data in a post
(2) poor DOS attempt
(3) poor manners from Microsoft
Originally posted by StealthyKat
What does "bad data" mean...