Posts tagged scalability

Facebook Engineering Process

A nice read about facebook's release engineering approach. This should all sound very familiar to Flickr alumni.

23rd June, 2:38 pm

codahale on cap, harvest and yield. everyone designing distributed systems should read this

9th March, 10:30 pm

dns prefetch can be a big deal for sites that give a subdomain per user

11th October, 11:12 am

an excellent description of the applied CAP theorem and thinking about systems design in terms of yield/harvest

16th August, 9:30 pm

noting these down for later reference - two excellent answers on quora from adam d'angelo on why quora uses mysql instead of postgres or a nosql solution. he says everything i've been saying for the last few years, but more eloquently

24th September, 1:06 pm

the video of my djangocon keynote has just tipped over 40k views. wow

17th September, 9:08 am

"This guy is annoying as hell, I couldn't slap him enough." I heart reddit commenters. oh yes - video is now up for my django con talk

26th July, 9:54 am

high scalability seems like a reasonable collection of arch articles and details.

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