[wp-hackers] State of WP

Computer Guru computerguru at neosmart.net
Mon Apr 9 18:31:50 GMT 2007

I believe Google runs their own custom filesystem and custom database, but I
could be wrong....

If they don't - they should. You can get up to 2000% performance boost by
writing a job-specific rdbms instead of using a generic like

There was an entire tutorial + benchmarks up on /. a couple of months ago..
I'll see if I can find the link.

Computer Guru
NeoSmart Technologies

> -----Original Message-----
> From: wp-hackers-bounces at lists.automattic.com [mailto:wp-hackers-
> bounces at lists.automattic.com] On Behalf Of Doug Stewart
> Sent: Monday, April 09, 2007 9:25 PM
> To: wp-hackers at lists.automattic.com
> Subject: Re: [wp-hackers] State of WP
> On 4/9/07, Computer Guru <computerguru at neosmart.net> wrote:
> > Oracle is best when it comes to server farms (think Google, Second
> Life...
> > aka HUGE), but I wouldn't recommend it for anything else.
> Coulda sworn The GOOG was all MySQL on the backend, but since their
> technology profile is e'er-shifting, that info might be out of date...
> Hooray for the Business OODA Loop!
> --
> -Doug
> http://literalbarrage.org/blog/
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