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From Foo JH <jhfoo...@extracktor.com>
Subject Re: Amazon
Date Sat, 23 Feb 2008 06:01:57 GMT
Can be anything really, though I admit I'm not in the know. Sometimes 
it's simply a business decision: perhaps moving development off-shore to 
companies that are full of Java/ .NET people? Can't find enough 
competent mp developers?

Jonathan Vanasco wrote:
> I've heard from a few reputable sources that Amazon is looking to drop 
> mod_perl, and push into another technology ( which I've also head is 
> likely to be Java ).
>
> They have a HUGE deployment on mp, and have been my prime "Um, not 
> enterprise?  Hello, AMAZON."  repsonse.
>
> I know that people 'in the know' can't comment on record... however 
> I'm wondering if anyone with second-hand intel has heard , and can 
> share :
>
>     a- what the bottleneck / scaling issues were
>     b- were these due to apache/mod_perl, or because of the framework 
> implementation... and this is just an opportunity to switch 
> technologies while they switch frameworks ( ie, is MP to blame, or 
> Template Toolkit... and MP is taking a fall since its going to be a 
> PITA to ditch TT )
>     c- what the hell the financial projections were on doing this.  
> are they looking to save on hardware scaling, developer scaling, is 
> the codebase just unmanageable?  this would be a costly transition
>
>
>
>
> // Jonathan Vanasco
>
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