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Re: Hacker News

From: David Fetter <david(at)fetter(dot)org>
To: SF Postgres <sfpug(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Hacker News
Date: 2008-12-30 01:05:01
Message-ID: 20081230010501.GU10249@fetter.org (view raw or flat)
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On Mon, Dec 29, 2008 at 04:47:49PM -0800, Jon Asher wrote:
> A major thread on Hacker News today and the tech blogosphere last
> week.  What looks like one of the largest apps built on cloud
> services runs on Postgres- or more exactly pgpool-II.  The
> architecture is worth checking out:
> 
> http://aws.typepad.com/aws/2008/12/running-everything-on-aws-soocialcom.html

That's some pretty cool-looking stuff.  Are there numbers attached
somewhere?  I'm thinking the number of TPS or some other kind of
operation it can push...

> It wouldn't be surprising to see Postgres win mindshare over all
> other db's on the cloud.

If it wins them there, that's a fine place to start :)

Cheers,
David.
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