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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

The Pintrest stack – Architectual overview

The Pintrest stack – Architectual overview

A Short on the Pinterest Stack for Handling 3+ Million Users Pinterest co-founder Paul Sciarra shared a bit about their stack on Quora: Python + heavily-modified Django at the application layer Tornado and (very selectively) node.js as web-servers. Memcached and membase / redis for object- and logical-caching, respectively. RabbitMQ as a message queue. Nginx, HAproxy and … 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

Cinchcast Architecture – Producing 1,500 Hours of Audio Every Day

Cinchcast Architecture – Producing 1,500 Hours of Audio Every Day

Cinchcast Architecture – Producing 1,500 Hours of Audio Every Day This is a guest post by Dr. Aleksandr Yampolskiy, CTO of Cinchcast and BlogTalkRadio, where he oversees Engineering, QA, TechOps, Telephony, and Product teams. Cinchcast provides solutions that allow companies to create, share, measure and monetize audio content to reach and engage the people that are most important to their … Continue reading

Trip Advisor Infrastructure design

Trip Advisor Infrastructure design

It’s been a little over a year since our last post about the TripAdvisor architecture. It has been an exciting year. Our business and team continues to grow, we are now an independent public company, and we have continued to keep/scale our development process and culture as we have grown – we still run dozens of … Continue reading