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GitHub's load balancer
IP load balancer with a bunch of very complex tech, now open source
github  loadbalancer  internet  scaling  engineering  layer4 
6 weeks ago by nelson
Amazon ops problems
Internal documents reveal some scaling issues on Prime day
amazon  ops  devops  scaling 
8 weeks ago by nelson
100,000 users on an old ARM PC
The largest Mastodon instance is run on a small machine
mastodon  twitter  social  scaling 
november 2017 by nelson
Bitcoin threat explainer
Accessible explanation of what's going on in the community
bitcoin  badtech  network  scaling 
july 2017 by nelson
Countdown to SegWit (Bitcoin)
Details on the possible changes to allow more scaling; still no consensus?
bitcoin  badtech  network  scaling 
july 2017 by nelson
Bitcoin disruption July 31
Major changes may make payments unreliable
bitcoin  badtech  network  scaling 
july 2017 by nelson
Uber backup system
They use drivers' phones as backup storage to cover datacenter failure
ops  uber  scaling  replication 
september 2015 by nelson
SnapChat on Google App Engine
Is this the biggest consumer service built on top of Google's cloud thing?
google  appengine  snapchat  architecture  scaling 
january 2014 by nelson
iPad Mini viewport
Continuing scaling problems for web pages
web  scaling  apple  ipad 
november 2012 by nelson
MongoDB 4SQ postmortem
Great story of how a system can fail. Takeaway lesson: "fit everything in RAM" is awesome until it fails
mongodb  foursquare  ram  performance  scaling 
october 2010 by nelson
90m Tweets / day
Twitter publishes some stats as part of today's presentation. That's 1000 tweets / second.
twitter  socialmedia  scaling  performance 
september 2010 by nelson
WoW datacenter size
Works out to 6 CPUs and 10 gigabytes of RAM per 1000 subscribers
wow  warcraft  games  datacenter  servers  scaling  via:peter 
november 2009 by nelson
FriendFeed datastore
Using MySQL just to store python dicts
mysql  python  friendfeed  scaling  database 
february 2009 by nelson
Twitter stats
2-3 times as much traffic as normal and the site performed very well. Good job, guys.
goodtech  twitter  scaling  election 
november 2008 by nelson
Flickr capacity talk
Lots of details about how a big webapp cluster works
flickr  scaling  performance  mysql  database 
june 2007 by nelson
System scaling
Collection of videos on how they make systems scale
scaling  architecture  ruby  php  web  server  caching  database 
may 2007 by nelson

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