Scaling Instagram

A session at Velocity Europe 2012

Wednesday 3rd October, 2012

1:55pm to 2:35pm (GMT)

We’ve scaled the backend systems for Instagram to support over 85 million users, all with an engineering team of 6 and a backend team of 2. This talk will cover specific parts of the architecture, including feed fan-out, horizontal database partitioning, and search, and will extract higher-level principles about making technology decisions at a fast-growing startup.

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Mike Krieger

co-founder @ instagram. brasileiro by birth, now in SF. bio from Twitter

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Time 1:55pm2:35pm GMT

Date Wed 3rd October 2012

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