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How does Stack Overflow scale without any failures? What is its hardware configuration?

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@Chacha102 You have 10887 rep; just edit it – Michael Mrozek Nov 14 '10 at 1:42
I don't know if it's a duplicate, but Which tools and technologies build the Stack Exchange Network? at least answers the second part – Michael Mrozek Nov 14 '10 at 1:43
@Michael Can't I get the weekend off from editing things? – Tyler Carter Nov 14 '10 at 1:46

For the Hardware / Sysadmin perspective you can find a lot of information about how things have been built out at .

My biggest personal advice with scaling is that it is a cross-functional team based effort. For example, a lot of scaling is having good code, but you want also want good hardware and proper configurations, and a sound network architecture.

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