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I found this link with a similar question but it did not contain the exact awnser I was looking to get:

What are the architecture details of Stack Overflow?

I came across some lengthy articles on the Architecture of SO that were written independently of the SO creators, and also provided opinions on the design and its usage which I found quite interesting. I swore I saved off the links but I can't find them for anything. I think there was even a Microsoft MSDN article or Blog post about this topic, which I would like to see again.

I searched the net and did not find what I was looking for. Does anyone have the information about this sites Arcitecture written from an outside (non SO) perspective?

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What do you mean by "non SO perspective"? Can it be posted here on MSO as long as it wasn't written by an SE team member? – Pops Jul 28 '11 at 16:55
    
Ah, like I mentioned from a MSFT blogger, dev blogger, etc. Not an article that originated from Jon or SO. Nothing against that documentation; its direct from the source, but there were some outside opinions and discussions I was looking for. Hopefully my explination is clear, I apologize if it is vague. – atconway Jul 28 '11 at 19:06
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Your best source of information is going to be from insiders. Why would you solicit opinions from people who have never been exposed to the technology? – Robert Harvey Jul 28 '11 at 19:58
    
Yikes! How do I offend with asking a question? How is it so confusing. As simple as I can ask it: Please provide links about the MVC Architecture of StackOverflow that do not originate from a SO site. – atconway Jul 29 '11 at 17:38
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Sam Saffron blogged about his experiences optimizing Linq to SQL to improve Stack Overflow's performance here: How I learned to stop worrying and write my own ORM

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