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by earl, 4488 days ago
"Und Programmieren ist sowieso keine Kulturtechnik, das ist eine Frage von Spezialisten. Es wäre geradezu absurd, das von allen zu verlangen."
Continuing our recently started series on software architecture:
Paul Tyma on the architecture of Mailinator: "At this point, Mailinator averages approximately 2.5 million emails per day. I have seen hourly spikes that would result in about 5 million in a day. [..] [Running on one] very modest machine with an AMD 2Ghz Athlon processor, 1G of ram (although it really doesn't need that much), and a boring (IDE, low-performance) 80G hard drive. And honestly, its really not very busy at all." (thx chris)
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