1 Billion Pages A Month for Facebook App

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High Scalability has a look at Bumper Sticker, a Facebook application running on Ruby on Rails receiving 1 billion page veiws per month that is being supported by Joyent. As usual, Todd Hoff pulls together resources on the software and services involved in scaling the appplication. High Scalability previously profiled Friends for Sale, a RoR-based Facebook app getting only 300 million page views a month. These apps are being cited to counter questions about the scalability of Ruby on Rails.

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Rich Miller is the founder and editor at large of Data Center Knowledge, and has been reporting on the data center sector since 2000. He has tracked the growing impact of high-density computing on the power and cooling of data centers, and the resulting push for improved energy efficiency in these facilities.