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Is stackoverflow.com written in Ruby on Rails? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Which tools and technologies build the Stack Exchange Network? I know this is kind of off-topic, but just curious.
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2 answers
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Why does Stack Exchange access googleapis.com? [duplicate]

I do not find it cozy to leave footprints on Facebook, Google and alike upon every single step I do on the Internet. For this purpose I use a script blocker. Now I found that Stack Overflow does ...
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2 answers
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How does Stackoverflow update the screen? [duplicate]

Content on the StackOverflow website often updates without refreshing the screen. I understand it is using Ajax, so I break out my handy Firebug, and look for the GET requests on the console but ...
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18 votes
2 answers
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What database does StackOverflow use? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What was Stack Overflow built with? I just wanted to know what database StackOverflow uses. The site seems pretty active and very responsive.
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5 votes
2 answers
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How many servers are used to host Stack Overflow? [duplicate]

How many servers are used to host a commercial website like StackOverflow? Are there caching appliances involved?
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10 votes
1 answer
4k views

Where is Stack Overflow hosted? [duplicate]

Where is Stack Overflow hosted? Is it in its own structure, or is it in some other data center?
Zanoni's user avatar
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17 votes
1 answer
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What programming language was used to create Stack Overflow? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Which tools and technologies were used to build the Trilogy? What programming language was used to create Stack Overflow?
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12 votes
2 answers
3k views

Which type of markdown is Stack Overflow using? [duplicate]

Precisely which type of markdown (afaik there are quite a few variants) and editor (the one I am typing in right now) is Stack Overflow using? I understand, there must be a JavaScript realtime ...
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3 votes
2 answers
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What software development methodology was used to develop Stack Overflow? [duplicate]

Do you use agile or waterfall? What documentation is kept?
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10 votes
1 answer
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What makes Stack Overflow so fast? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicates: What are the architecture details of Stackoverflow? What was Stack Overflow built with? Where can I find articles introducing the architecture or technologies used by Stack ...
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3 votes
3 answers
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how many servers does stack run on? [duplicate]

i just wanted to know how many servers Stack Overflow runs on, with 240,000 users on the site, im thinking they have 1,000 of servers? but i wondered if you guys knew
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8 votes
3 answers
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Which database does Stack Overflow use behind-the-scenes? [duplicate]

Stack Overflow is developed using ASP.NET and C#. I found this fact in various answers here. So, I was wondering which database Stack Overflow uses. Is it Microsoft SQL Server, as would be expected ...
Pankaj Upadhyay's user avatar
9 votes
1 answer
3k views

What is the Stack Overflow markup language syntax? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Which tools and technologies are used to build the Stack Exchange Network? Has anyone a link to the Stack Exchange markup syntax? Yeah, I know, surely there is another question ...
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0 votes
1 answer
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Does Stackoverflow use Bootstrap? [duplicate]

As the title goes, Does Stackoverflow (the website) use any Bootstrap?
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3 votes
2 answers
6k views

Is Stack Overflow build out of an open sourced framework or can it be open sourced? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicates: Will Open Sourcing Stack Overflow Destroy Our Business Model? What was Stack Overflow built with? Stack Overflow is a very modern discussion forum, very fast and effective. ...
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