provides cheap last-minute hotel reservations in over 35 countries and it is
specially popular in Australia, New Zeland and nearby locales
(see this article).
The site has been using OpenSource products for a while but they just switched to
GlassFish - see Jamey's
Wotif is a particularly interesting site:
their production servers support around 10,000 concurrent sessions
and the site averages almost
one million users, who make over 110,000 bookings each month;
I'd say that means GlassFish is ready for production!
Wotif uses ehCache for caching over horizontally scaled
hardware, is using Sun's v40z boxes
and complements the community support for GlassFish with Sun's commercial support offering.
More details are available at
Jamey's Story and at
And, if you are interested in the past history of the site, check the