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.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
I was very intrigued by Alex Hernandez's post about scalable K-12 solutions and wanted to share some of our own hard won lessons in trying to build a scalable STEM education solution. Here are the constraints that the solution needs... Read Post