This talk explains how YELLOWPAGES.COM, one of the highest-traffic websites in the U.S., was written using Ruby on Rails, how it was scaled to handle the traffic and how the software architecture evolved. Also: the reasons for choosing Ruby on Rails.
John Straw led the development team which pulled off the YELLOWPAGES.COM Big Rewrite.
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João Vieira da Luz
That's ruby on rails :)
Java is not bad the consultants that wrote the earlier site were bad consultants.
What a bunch of misconceptions about Java.
Volume isn't all that high
a list of things you can do wrong...