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How to calculate web site's WAN bandwidt

By kingaugust ·
I had to figure out the bandwidth of my web site's router to internet. I just know the estimated daily visitor, is there any formula to estimated the required bandwidth to internet?

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How to calculate web site's WAN bandwidt


If you're just talking about a website and visitors on that you could count the number of files on your website then the diskspace your site take up and calculate an average size of one hit.

Now you calculate average number of hits per webpage often.

Multiply hit's per page with hit size and you'll get a size for every page.

Now you need to know number of visitors a day and avg number of pages each visitor visit.

Then you can calculate bandwith.

Formula something like this.

(Total web size/Total files)*(Avg Hits Page)*(Number of pages avg users sees)*(Daily Visitors)/12/3600

In this way you'll get a kb/sec number.
This is minimum bandwith needed for a website.

Now if your companys users also surf through the router only way to get a correct number is by monitoring network traffic for a few weeks and establish a baseline from that.


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How to calculate web site's WAN bandwidt

by kingaugust In reply to How to calculate web site ...

We have not decide the number of files on my website, what shall we do then?

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