Article:
  The PHP Scalability Myth
Subject:   Scalability != performance
Date:   2003-12-07 05:52:24
From:   anonymous2
I'm not sure if you have the correct understanding of what scalability is.


The main concern of scalability is IMO:
If I have a server that can serve 1000 request per second, will it serve 2000/sec if I double the resources (CPU, memory, DB servers)?


But you are talking most of the time about the performance of PHP vs. Java

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  • Scalability != performance
    2003-12-13 15:18:04  anonymous2 [View]

    I agree. Scalability is about what happens when you had more machines / web servers /applications servers / databases ... . Doesnt matter what you write it in, if you dont think about whats going to happen when you cluster your app, it aint going to scale.