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By ganeshread
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Published: Apr 11 2011 / 14:42

A colorful feather up Rails’ cap is on the ground now. Twitter has decided to go away from RoR in favor of Java, this time for their entire search stack. Earlier in 2008-09, they decided to move their message queue back-end from ruby to Scala (a Java Platform) and now it is the time for their front-end to move to Java as well.
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zynasis replied ago:

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liked this until he biased the post with his own opinions of RoR vs Java. then there is all the opinionated comments...

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mcnaz replied ago:

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>Twitter has decided to go away from RoR in favor of Java

For its search stack...

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Nick Klauer replied ago:

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Frankly, this should be meaningless to most of us. How lucky would we all be to have a problem like Twitter has with scaling? How many of us have written sites that garner even 10% of the traffic Twitter gets every day? To think that this somehow validates Java as a platform is assuming that we're all making Twitter-traffic-sized apps. Don't be silly.
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