Cloud Hosting Napkin Math

This calculator aims to help product and engineering leaders estimate future web traffic (requests) based on growth targets in active users.

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Input

Parameters 14

  • Growth Function
  • 1. Web › 1. User Sessions Per Month
  • 2. API › 1. Requests per Active User
  • 1. Web › 2. User Actions Per Session
  • 1. Web › 3. Requests Per User Action
  • Active Users
  • Exponential Growth › Rate
  • S-Curve Growth › Timeline
  • Linear Growth › Monthly User Growth
  • S-Curve Growth › New Users Total
  • 1. Web › 4. Peak Traffic
  • 1. Web › 5. Peak Time
  • 2. API › 3. Peak Traffic
  • 2. API › 2. Peak Time
Output

Charts 4

  • Active Users
  • Web Requests
  • API Requests
  • Growth Function Comparison

Metrics 31

  • Web Requests
  • User Actions
  • Linear
  • API Requests / sec (Flat)
  • S-Curve Ramp
  • Test Linear
  • S-Curve Existing
  • S-Curve Growth
  • Linear Users
  • Seconds Per Month
  • API Requests / sec (Peak)
  • Set Growth Shape
  • Linear On
  • S-Curve
  • Web Requests / sec (Peak)
  • Web Requests / sec (Flat)
  • Exponential Users
  • Web Traffic Density
  • Exponential
  • Test S
  • Test Expo
  • API Requests
  • Set Linear
  • Active Users
  • Set S
  • S-Curve Users
  • Web Sessions
  • Set Expo
  • S On
  • Exponential On
  • API Traffic Density