Can be anything really, though I admit I'm not in the know. Sometimes
it's simply a business decision: perhaps moving development off-shore to
companies that are full of Java/ .NET people? Can't find enough
competent mp developers?

Jonathan Vanasco wrote:
> I've heard from a few reputable sources that Amazon is looking to drop
> mod_perl, and push into another technology ( which I've also head is
> likely to be Java ).
>
> They have a HUGE deployment on mp, and have been my prime "Um, not
> enterprise? Hello, AMAZON." repsonse.
>
> I know that people 'in the know' can't comment on record... however
> I'm wondering if anyone with second-hand intel has heard , and can
> share :
>
> a- what the bottleneck / scaling issues were
> b- were these due to apache/mod_perl, or because of the framework
> implementation... and this is just an opportunity to switch
> technologies while they switch frameworks ( ie, is MP to blame, or
> Template Toolkit... and MP is taking a fall since its going to be a
> PITA to ditch TT )
> c- what the hell the financial projections were on doing this.
> are they looking to save on hardware scaling, developer scaling, is
> the codebase just unmanageable? this would be a costly transition
>
>
>
>
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