Re: Facts About Hotmail's Production OS Environment

Robert Harley (
Thu, 28 May 1998 18:41:14 +0200 (MET DST)

>Hotmail had to "customize the filestore and IP stack because
>"off the shelf" Solaris could not scale..." Oh, wow, so some poor
>sysadmin schmuck had to up a couple of inode / IP-related constants in
>config files and rebuild the kernel, there's a tough and completely
>unusual job.

I was wondering about that too.

Maybe all they did was edit a /etc/bla.conf file!

Since it ain't Linux, thye surely can't have done much customisation, IMO.