James Edward Gray II wrote:
> 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
> 
> 
> 

Cute ... but they *did* use the E-word! And no family jewels.