But so does maintaining a encyclopedia with 10 million articles in 200 languages that is among
the top-10 visited destinations on the web.
So we as a community are clearly capable of running projects which require substantial
Besides, hardware keep getting cheaper. What was a beefy expensive server a few years ago is a
cheap entry-level server today. A 1U dual-core 4GB bog-standard machine for like $2500 runs
circles around the Dec Alpha "big iron" server we used to run a decade ago, and that machine
was more like $100K