Leveraging the Web for Services at Yahoo!

Posted in Conferences, Companies, Web Technologies on July 02, 2008


Leveraging the Web for Services at Yahoo!

Summary
In this talk, recorded at QCon London, Mark Nottingham explains how Yahoo! leverages Web technologies, specifically HTTP-based caching using Squid, to create a high-performance architecture for integrating multiple Yahoo! properties, concluding that the Web provides sophisticated techniques without using SOA tooling such as ESBs.

Bio
Mark Nottingham is a Principal Technical Yahoo!, putting together Web-based infrastructure for sites like Yahoo! Finance, Sports, Tech, TV and Movies. He has cp-authored specifications like the Atom Syndication Format, WS-Policy and the WS-I Basic Profile, and chaired both IETF and W3C Working Groups. Right now, his focus is on using HTTP for what the rest of the industry calls Web Services.

About the conference
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Tags: Practices, Conferences, Technologies, Yahoo!, Scalability, REST, Web Services, caching, InfoQ, Architecture, Qcon London 2007, SOA, QCon, Clustering, Squid, Stories, Case Studies