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Obamacare Website Only Equipped To Handle 1,110 Users At a Time Before Launch

The problem-plagued ObamaCare website was only equipped to handle 1,100 users a day before it was launched, documents released by the House Oversight and Reform Committee reveal.

The Obama administration has repeatedly insisted that the website’s repeated crashes were due to unexpectedly high traffic. U.S. Chief Technology Officer Todd Park said on Oct. 6 that the website was expected to draw around 60,000 simultaneous users but instead drew many more, around 250,000.

Source: Fox News. Read full article. (link)

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  • Travis B.||

    Um, by their own math, don't they need several tens of thousands of enrollments a day to make the whole program "work"? I've worked on Facebook apps that planned for more capacity and did better testing.

  • ReasonableS||

    "The problem-plagued ObamaCare website was only equipped to handle 1,100 users a day before it was launched"

    I don't think that is correct. I think it was at a time like the title, not a day. This article and the Fox article got it wrong.

    However, that number is comical. It is difficult to believe that web professionals were involved in that.

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