Updated: Anyone excited to watch NASA's Mars rover, called Curiosity, land on the surface of the red planet on Sunday night can all but rest assured that too much demand won't kill the stream. NASA teamed with an application-testing specialist called SOASTA to ensure the world can keep watching even if demand spikes or servers fail, proving a single implementation of its application stack can handle 25 Gigabits per second of web traffic.
NASA is one of our favorite examples of collaboration. In Collaboration and Co-Creation, we talk about NASA's commitment to involving people within everything NASA, as a means of creating lasting, very emotional connections for their future. Tonight is truly an opportunity to inspire "Curiosity"!