[thelist] Emailing Newsletters - Server Load

Chris George chrisg at gsnet.com
Fri Nov 30 11:24:57 CST 2001

Not sure if this is helpful, but we do roughly the same thing, and just to
ensure we're not going to wang away on our own server we put a delay between
the e-mails - about 4 seconds I think.

on 11/30/2001 10:21 AM, Bill Haenel at bill at webmarketingworx.com wrote:

> I'm planning on sending bi-weekly newsletters to a 1000-5000 name opt-in
> list for a client, and will be doing so via PHP/MySQL from their site, which
> is hosted by a hosting company I resell space from.
> My concern is server load. I haven't had occasion to do an operation like
> this from a script via web server before, and I really have no idea what's
> going to happen to the server when I attempt to send the NL. Anyone know
> what kind of strain will be exerted on the server?
> Thx,
> BH

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