queries-per-second (QPS)

Queries-per-second (QPS) (or the query-per-second rate) is a measure of how much traffic a particular query server is handling at a given time.

Queries-per-second (QPS) (or the query-per-second rate) is a measure of how much traffic a particular query server is handling at a given time. On the Internet, the activity in the collection of servers that serve as the domain name system is sometimes measured in queries-per-second.

This was first published in September 2005

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