Everything is UnixOct 13, 2009, 10:33 (2 Talkback[s])
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"Recently there has been some chatter on various programming blogs about how we should be using classic Unix features to build more scalable infrastructure. This all started when Ryan Tomayko wrote I like Unicorn because it's Unix. The gist of that post was that Eric Wong's Unicorn, an HTTP server written in Ruby, performed extremely well despite being written in Ruby because Eric wasn't afraid to drop down to the lower-level Unix system calls instead of using the language's traditional higher level abstractions.
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