Big site architecture related things
Lyle - CosmicPerl.com
perl at cosmicperl.com
Wed Nov 7 22:25:44 GMT 2007
Edmund von der Burg wrote:
> Thinking about the recent discussions on this ML about big sites and
> so on these links came to mind. I present them for your delectation:
> A discussion by Chris Lightfoot on the guts of the downing street
> petition site (the one that had the million signatures for the road
> changing petition early this year). This is also good because the code
> that runs the site is available to look at:
> https://secure.mysociety.org/cvstrac/dir?d=mysociety/pet # the code
> Mock's talk at YAPC::Vienna on how to gather and store large amounts
> of data (agrees with Chris Lightfoot's findings that a single process
> for db inserts is often best).
> http://sketchfactory.com/static/scaleddata.pdf # the slides
> A collection of posts and links to posts regarding high availability
> sites (which seems to mean high throughput as well). Good for
> provoking thoughts if nothing else:
> Does anyone else know of useful stuff out there?
Brilliant stuff Edmund, this'll make great reading for me. Thank you.
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