They'll be moving to a 250,000 IOPS Ram San to handle the load.Also upgraded to a core database machine with 512 GB of RAM, 32 CPU’s, SQLServer 2008 and Windows 2008.
Update 5: Plenty Of Fish Update - 6 Billion Pageviews And 32 Billion Images A Month Update 4: Jeff Atwood costs out Markus' scale up approach against a scale out approach and finds scale up wanting.
The discussion in the comments is as interesting as the article.
:)IIS is quirky if it simply limits the number of connections arbitrarily.
It's almost as bad as the original idea that "64k is more than anyone will need" (paraphrased). And in that database you can use a denormalized schema and more access oriented indexes.
This malvertising serves up content from booby-trapped sites.
The Nuclear Exploit Kit hosted on these sites takes advantage of browser vulnerabilities and unpatched Flash flaws to push malware onto the computers of surfers, net security firm Malwarebytes warns.The attack against Plenty Of Fish comes against the backdrop of the fallout from the data dump by hackers who breached cheaters’ hook-up website Ashley Madison, and the earlier attack against Adult Friend Finder.There’s nothing to link the three attacks directly, however it’s fair to say that dating and adult hook-up websites are very much in the firing line of hackers, so extra precautions ought to be applied.Lots of quirky sounds and fish swimming on the screen. Plenty Of Fish is a hugely popular on-line dating system slammed by over 45 million visitors a month and 30 million hits a day (500 - 600 pages per second).Update: by Facebook standards Read/Write Web says POF is worth a cool one billion dollars. But that's not the most interesting part of the story. How are all these love connections made using so few resources? and u know where everyone hopes it leads to in their own different ways.When the author of plentyoffish made the original post about his setup, there was a lot of vagueness.