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Offline anotherforumuser

  • AE's voice of reason
  • Choose to take risks or settle for ordinary.

  • Joined: Sep 2010

  • Drives: A red car.
  • Location: Downunder
They should make a CD of the conversations, can you imagine it ?

12 million Ausstralians calling the hotline, some can almost speak english talking with semi clueless people on the other end.
Probably goes through to a call centre in India.



Offline dodger

  • Tommy Gunna

  • Joined: Dec 2009

  • Location: Melbourne
Love to know what set up they used to cope with millions on the site last night, used it again today and it's repsonse is instantaneous, any one have any clues ?



Offline futurism


  • Joined: Jan 2009

  • Drives: Regretfully sold my GT3
  • Location: Adelaide
  • Name: David
I believe it was outsourced to IBM
but that doesnt mean much
the smart thing to do would be to pay Australias top 10 isp's to host the application locally with replication back to the central server

I know IBM partners with akamai for some things, and akamai have servers with various Australian ISP's but im not sure if that applied for the census.



Offline mhh

  • Chief Test Pilot

  • Joined: Feb 2006

  • Location: Adelaide
Just did mine - no juicy questions though. I'm disappointed.



Offline Brenton

  • 300kph+ club
  • DJ's like a mad ...........

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Offline eddievanhalen


  • Joined: Dec 2009

  • Drives: 2010 jaguar xkr
  • Location: melbourne
I'm sleeping outside tonight cos I filled it in for the missus too and didn't tick the "very well" box for her under "How well do you speak English?"   :D



Offline Last_Ride


  • Joined: Sep 2007

  • Drives: a thing with 4 wheels
  • Location: VIC
  • Name: call me habib
I'm sleeping outside tonight cos I filled it in for the missus too and didn't tick the "very well" box for her under "How well do you speak English?"   :D

Lol I ran out of space provided for how many languages can you speak .... Freaking 4 languages had to reduce it to 2 :(
my car does 0-100 in 30 mins

http://www.flickr.com/photos/44014241@N03/




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