slashdotting

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

See slashdot.

Noun[edit]

slashdotting ‎(plural slashdottings)

  1. An instance of the Slashdot effect.
    • 2008, Ben Scofield, Practical REST on Rails 2 Projects, p. 258:
      Luckily, there are a variety of strategies to meet these challenges, ranging from careful planning before development to last-minute fixes you can make as a slashdotting or DoS attack first starts to overwhelm your servers.

Verb[edit]

slashdotting

  1. present participle of slashdot