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Modern web servers are extremely fast and highly resilient. They have the ability to deliver data anywhere in the world in the blink of an eye. What they don't have, though, is the ability to deliver data to an infinite number of users simultaneously. If enough users request data from the same server at the same time, the server will stop processing requests efficiently.