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Overheard: The secret to Wikipedia is Squid?



Posted by: Margaret Rouse
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domas-mituzas.jpg “Down time used to be our most profitable product.”

Domas Mituzas, as quoted in A Look Inside Wikipedia’s Infrastructure

Domas Mituzas works as a MySQL support engineer for Sun Microsystems in his “day job.” He says that Wikipedia has 200 application servers, 20 database servers and 70 servers dedicated Squid cache servers.

Guess we  need to define Squid!

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