Plus Three to Present at Conference

Plus Three, a leader in Free and Open Source software development, will be presenting a real world case study of how they achieved a sustained peak website throughput of over 60 gigabits per second while delivering dynamically generated content and keeping site response times under a second on a small cluster of commodity Intel hardware for one of their clients.

The Center of Open Source & Government ( is hosting "Open Standards/Open Source for National and Local eGovernment Programs in the U.S. and EU". The conference will be held in Washington, D.C. on March. 17 – 19, 2003 and include industry leaders including Red Hat, Oracle, Sun Microsystems, IBM, and Plus Three.

Registration is free, and available now. The conference will be held at The George Washington University's Cafritz Conference Center, The George Washington University, 800 21st Street, NW in Washington, D.C., 20052.

"We've squeezed impressive scalability out of commodity hardware," says David Brunton, Plus Three's VP of Technology. "Maintaining website uptime during traffic spikes is a rapidly growing practice area for Plus Three."

Plus Three creates standards and systems for organizations that need to transmit, store, update and analyze large data sets. They specialize in building semantic web interfaces to these data sets.