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Date: Thu, 13 Mar 2014 10:41:33 -0700
From: Tony Arcieri <>
To: "" <>
Subject: Re: [PHC] "Why I Don't Recommend Scrypt"

On Thu, Mar 13, 2014 at 10:39 AM, Peter Maxwell <>wrote:

> That depends on what you consider a high rate of password verification and
> RAM-limited.  Amazon is currently advertising their "m3.large" cloud
> instance - which I presume is fairly standard - as having 7.5Gb RAM.  So
> lets presume our hypothetical standard sysadmin is running a webserver with

Yeah, guess we're off in a different universe, and a PHP-free one at that
;) We run our own bare metal, and I believe our minimum server deployment
has 64GB of RAM, but don't quote me on that

Tony Arcieri

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