If you started out building a dating site and instead ended up building a video sharing site (YouTube) that handles 4 billion views a day, then it’s just possible you learned something along the way. And indeed, Mike Solomon, one of the original engineers at YouTube, did learn a lot and he has given a talk about it at PyCon : Scalability at YouTube.This isn’t an architecture driven talk where we are led through a description of how a lot of boxes connect to each other.
YouTube might be streaming more than 13 billion videos a month, or nearly 40 percent of total individual streams, but when you measure by time spent YouTube only accounted for 26 percent of all viewing minutes on the Web last year. ... Read Post
YouTube.com, the post and share video site, has ballooned into one of the largest websites in history, serving up over a billion videos per day – making for well over 30 billion hits each month. The traditionally coy Website, which ... Read Post
YouTube is bigger and growing faster than previously thought, according to a new report. Estimates released Wednesday by research firm eMarketer peg revenue for Google’s video site at $5.6 billion this year, up 51% from $3.7 billion... Read Post