Why PHP (and not Java)? | Dries Buytaert: "Some of the most popular websites in the world are written in PHP (eg. Wikipedia, Flickr). Scaling a PHP application means scaling your webserver (typically Apache or Lighttpd) and scaling your database server (typically MySQL). These problems are solved and well-understood.
Besides, if your Java-based web application uses a database server, you'll have similar issues to deal with."
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