Wikipedia Hardware

By Deane Barker on July 12, 2004

Wikimedia servers – Wikimedia’s Meta wiki: Ever wanted to know exactly what hardware powers Wikipedia? Here’s a detailed list of their servers, their CPU stats, and the OS they’re running (all RedHat 9 or Fedora, it looks like).

To see how these servers handle the load, check out the Ganglia Cluster Stats. Here’s the budget for hardware — they’re about to spend another $20,000 and that leaves them flat broke from the wave of generosity from a year ago.

I swear, if I won the lottery, I’d give my first million to Wikipedia. For now, $25 will have to do.