FlightAware offers real-time airline flight tracking and analysis. In order to deliver this service, FlightAware receives 55 to 70 messages per second from the Federal Aviation administration (FAA) regarding 40 to 70 thousand flights each day. The company must process, aggregate and deliver the information to its customers in a timely manner.
The company, which successfully migrated to AMD64 in less than two weeks, is running FreeBSD, PostgreSQL and TCL (Tool Command Language), a popular development language for real-time applications, on 2P AMD Opteron? Model 250 processors.
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