Hit means is a request made to a Web server. Sites that record each of their site visits can evaluate past information use information to create value for Internet marketing, identify unusual traffic behavior, find what their guests benefit from the many, and to anticipate future traffic.

It’s very important to realize that there may be popular the hosts masses, not its unique visits, called page views.
Hits are useful when evaluating the requirements of your server, depending on the number and size of files which need to be transferred for one request. Servers should be tested to make sure they meet throughput targets (i.e., they should be capable of processing a certain number of “hits” per second).

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The hard disk was invented on September 13, 1956 by IBM team led by Rey Johnson (considered as “father” of the disk drive). Earlier hard disk drives were large and cumbersome devices.