New York Times Opens Up Code

“The New York Times likes open source–so much so that, as it
gradually moves more of its print operations online, it is
nurturing a Web development team that has released two of its own
open source projects.

“XSL Cache is a PHP extension the Times is using to cache
stylesheets on its Web site. DBSlayer is a tool the team developed
to overcome LAMP scaling limitations that caused database
replication processes to overwhelm the DB connection limits…”