"Enterprise-class" (was RE: Struts, Spring, Tapestry, oh my!)
nick at byu.edu
Thu Aug 11 13:03:48 MDT 2005
On Thursday 11 August 2005 12:48 pm, Dennis wrote:
> Perhaps a good discussion from here would entail which technologies have
> these features.. or how to obtain these features with different
> technologies. For instance, we've already heard about
> apache+struts+jboss+etc. etc.... Yes, Walmart, Ebay and others use
> Java. There are some pretty large companies using perl too. What do
> those companies use for transaction management etc. PHP, Python, Ruby?
> How do you cluster sessions with Rails, or does it have it? Are there
> certain things certain languages/platforms just can't do yet?
> I think this would be valuable information from those that know.
I would be interested especially in different approaches to implementing
failover. Are there any frameworks that can provide this transparently to
For storage, I know there is MySQL cluster, but it requires using tables w/the
cluster engine, which is not the same as Innodb--where all the goody features
are. So, it has to either be done in the application layer at the dispatch,
or underneath via the network infrastructure (tricks with dns, routing
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