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Etsy Architectual Overview

Etsy Architectual Overview

The Etsy Saga: From Silos to Happy to Billions of Pageviews a Month Seldom do we get to hear stories of the bumps and bruses earned by a popular website during its formative years. Ross Snyder, a Sr. Software Engineer at Etsy, changes that with an engaging talk he gave at Surge 2011: Scaling Etsy: What Went Wrong, … Continue reading

Tumblr Architecture Overview

Tumblr Architecture Overview

Tumblr Architecture – 15 Billion Page Views a Month and Harder to Scale than Twitter With over 15 billion page views a month Tumblr has become an insanely popular blogging platform. Users may like Tumblr for its simplicity, its beauty, its strong focus on user experience, or its friendly and engaged community, but like it they … 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