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PlentyOfFish Update - 6 Billion Pageviews and 32 Billion Images a Month

Markus has a short update on their PlentyOfFish Architecture. Impressive November statistics:

  • 6 billion pageviews served
  • 32 billion images served
  • 6 million logins in one day
  • IM servers handle about 30 billion pageviews
  • 11 webservers (5 of which could be dropped)
  • Hired first DBA in July. They currently have a handful of employees.
  • All hosting/cdn costs  combined are under $70k/month.

Lesson: small organization, simple architecture, on raw hardware is still plenty profitable for PlentyOfFish.

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Reader Comments (3)

Wow, where do you get the 70K per mo figure? Is there a cost breakdown somewhere?

December 28, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterAntony

Probaly ads.

December 28, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterJH

You forgot: " Plenty of fake profiles to catch plenty of fish".

December 28, 2011 | Unregistered Commentersebastien

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