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99Designs Architectual Overview

99Designs Architectual Overview

The Design of 99designs – A Clean Tens of Millions Pageviews Architecture 99designs is a crowdsourced design contest marketplace based out of Melbourne Australia. The idea is that if you have a design you need created you create a contest and designers compete to give you the best design within your budget. If you are a medium sized … Continue reading

Pixable Architecture Overview

Pixable Architecture Overview

 Crawling, Analyzing, and Ranking 20 Million Photos a Day Pixable aggregates photos from across your different social networks and finds the best ones so you never miss an important moment. That means currently processing the metadata of more than 20 million new photos per day: crawling, analyzing, ranking, and sorting them along with the other … Continue reading

7 Years of YouTube Scalability Lessons.

7 Years of YouTube Scalability Lessons.

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 … Continue reading

iDoneThis – Email App Architecture

iDoneThis – Email App Architecture

iDoneThis – Scaling an Email-based App from Scratch This is a guest post by Rodrigo Guzman, CTO of iDoneThis, which makes status reporting happen at your company with the lightest possible touch. iDoneThis is a simple management application that emails your team at the end of every day to ask, “What’d you get done today?” Just … Continue reading