[Ironruby-core] IronRuby Deployment Scenerio in Future...

C.J. Adams-Collier cjac at colliertech.org
Tue Sep 2 18:05:42 EDT 2008


On Thu, Aug 28, 2008 at 02:50:18AM +0900, Seo Sanghyeon wrote:
> 2008/8/28 John Lam (IRONRUBY) <jflam at microsoft.com>:
> > Even more to the point - why relational databases at all - especially for Web 2.0 style applications? Certainly none of the big boys (Google, Amazon, eBay, Yahoo etc.) use relational databases on their user-facing high-volume properties.
> 
> Doesn't eBay use Oracle? Is this page outdated?
> http://highscalability.com/ebay-architecture
> 
> IIRC MySpace uses SQL Server. Is that not big enough for you?

Heh, Amazon uses an RDBMS.  There are services that are responsible
for speaking to the DB, but yes, http://www.amazon.com/ does hit a
database.  Ask me how I know :)
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