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Lt. Commander
Join Date: Dec 2007
Posts: 120
# 15
02-07-2010, 09:38 AM
Originally Posted by SaintHazard View Post
EVE doesn't run on just one server. Each system is instanced, and actually consists of several servers handling different aspects of that single instance. Multiply that by hundreds of systems in the EVE universe, and you have a server farm consisting of at least a thousand servers, if not more. It's pretty impressive.

And yes, when you jump between systems, you're moving between server clusters.
At last count, there is at least 10k systems available to players in EvE, only half of them are mapped out. Sto doesn't have anywhere near even one half of a quarter of that.