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Scale Fail (part 2) Hardware often works ...

Scale Fail (part 2) Hardware often works ...

Posted May 22, 2011 3:56 UTC (Sun) by willy (subscriber, #9762)
In reply to: Scale Fail (part 2) Hardware often works ... by jberkus
Parent article: Scale Fail (part 2)

One extreme example (in the opposite direction :-)
http://thedailywtf.com/Articles/That-Wouldve-Been-an-Opti...


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Scale Fail (part 2) Hardware often works ...

Posted May 26, 2011 1:30 UTC (Thu) by adavid (guest, #42044) [Link]

Twice in my career as a sysadmin I have pushed back on applications that wanted to spend more money on hardware to rush a project that had major memory problems. One project saved one hundred thousand dollars and the other saved nearly a million dollars by tracking and fixing memory leaks.


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