[development] Re: enterprise needs

Gerhard Killesreiter gerhard at killesreiter.de
Mon Feb 27 10:51:47 UTC 2006

Benson Wong wrote:

>>All that said, we still haven't committed to Drupal long-term because for us
>>there is  big issue that hasn't been fully solved: Drupal scalability.  I'm
>>pretty confident that Drupal scales, but optimizing servers for Drupal is
>>still a pretty rare skill.  (And, yes, we are diving into the forums on the
>I think I blabbed about this at OSCMS in Vancouver, at Drupal for the
>Enterprise discussion. My philosophy go for the lowest hanging fruit,
>and work your way up the tree. You can probably quadrupal Drupal's
>pages per second in under a half hour.
>Here's my scaling tree. As you progress up the tree, you will find
>that time, money, maintenance, headaches will all increase.

Nice summary. However, this isn't really Drupal specific, but applies to 
all PHP applications or even web apps.


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