[OSM-dev] Rantings about API 0.6

Matt Amos zerebubuth at gmail.com
Tue Feb 10 19:11:30 GMT 2009


On Tue, Feb 10, 2009 at 6:50 PM, Stefan de Konink <stefan at konink.de> wrote:
> Scott Shawcroft wrote:
>> It'll be even faster when served from multiple computers.  My friend and
>> I are using Python, Thrift and Berkeley DB to stretch it across multiple
>> boxes.  It will scale better than any language rewrite.
>
> Cherokee, the webserver I wrote it for, comes with something called
> DBSlayer. This basically distributes any queries over multiple
> databases. So running multiple instances of the system and using
> Cherokee's reverse proxy technology, no 'interpreter' language is ever
> required.

the LOLCODE port scales super-linearly (and super-cutely) simply by writing:

ITTEH BITTEH KITTEH COMMITTEH SAIZ
 ...
KTHXBYE

cheers,

matt




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