Last Thursday, Tumblr hit 400 million pageviews for the day, Karp tells us. It’s close to 5,000 pageviews a second, he notes.
That’s just crazy — hard to blame them for uptime issues when they are trying to handle that much traffic.1
Not to worry, I will find a way to blame them. [Also don’t take me too seriously with this footnote.] ↩