On Sep 25, 2007, at 9:22 AM, M. Edward (Ed) Borasky wrote:

> Ruby Maniac wrote:
>> Just buy a bunch of Quad Core Opterons and get over it !
>>
>> If you don't think Ruby is scalable just check with the folks at
>> Twitter - they have been successfully using Ruby for some time now -
>> all they had to do was buy a ton of compute gear and life is good !
>
> If Twitter is a for-profit venture, I'd be very surprised if usable
> details about how they plan and manage load, scalability and capacity
> are available without an NDA.

http://www.slideshare.net/Blaine/scaling-twitter/

That slideshow claims they use 8 Sun X4100s.

James Edward Gray II