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  • Not that big but ...
  • Don't forget the Internet Movie Database!
  • El Reg [] has been designed and developed by several use.perl members over the years :)

    Is this just for websites or does a large portion of the world's email being scanned for viruses and spam count too? There are several large financial institutions using Perl, and many of the popular companies use it for testing. It's just nobody really shouts about it any more :(

    • Yeah, I think most of the Managed Email Scanning industry in the UK runs on Perl.. Inty, MessageLabs, Star, all those I know of use Perl.

      @JAPH = qw(Hacker Perl Another Just);
      print reverse @JAPH;
      • Star is an ISP, which happens to use MessageLabs email scanning services. As well as being owned by MessageLabs ;)

        But yes, there is a lot of Perl out there, just no-one seems to mentions it that much :(

  • (hotel reservations, thousands per day) (ok, not a manager-type website, but heavy load)
  • Vox [] runs on Catalyst. The Wayback Machine [] uses Perl to manage their data store; I don’t know if Google still does, but they used to.

  • Most of our 'mission-critical' stuff requires login so you can't look at it, but feel free to ping me if you want info on what we're running. You can include other buzzwords like 'integrated with external apps', 'legacy integration' and 'automated workflow'. cbrandt at buffalo dot edu.
  • [] - It's his presidential campaign site and needs to be very reliable and perform under very heavy loads (don't want to miss any of those contributions when the debates start up, now do we).
  • I don't know how up to date they are but mod_perl has some lists and success stories here: []
  • Judging by their source code [], many of the mySociety [] websites are built with Perl.
  • Estee Lauder uses perl for all of its sites. including,,, and