Fwd: O'Reilly invites you to Mashed 2008
paulm at paulm.com
Thu Jun 19 12:20:01 BST 2008
On Thu, Jun 19, 2008 at 11:45 AM, Nicholas Clark <nick at ccl4.org> wrote:
> On Thu, Jun 19, 2008 at 10:31:07AM +0100, peter at dragonstaff.com wrote:
>> What do you make of the following?
> I keep wondering how much more hardware it's going to take to serve pages
> that way,
Presumably fewer since Java is much less resource hungry than Perl.
Choice of PHP seems a bit puzzling to me; curious what the rationale
there was, given their using Java. They're not using a lot of the
"good" bit of Zend either.
> and how long before the system actually goes into production use.
Bloody ages, if Siemens has anything to do with it. Anyone know what
the story is there?
> Second system effect may bite them if they're not careful to avoid temptation.
Yeah; well they've certainly drunk the Agile koolaid...
> Nicholas Clark
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