Dan Farino About MySpace’s Architecture

Posted in Frameworks, Development, Conferences on November 20, 2008


Dan Farino About MySpace’s Architecture

Summary
In this interview taken by InfoQ’s Ryan Slobojan, Dan Farino, Chief Systems Architect at MySpace, talks about the system architecture and the challenges faced when building a very large online community. Because MySpace is built almost entirely on the .NET Framework, Dan explains how a .NET product scales on hundreds of servers.

Bio
Dan Farino is the Chief Systems Architect at MySpace.com where he is responsible for designing and implementing the infrastructure required to maintain the site's thousands of servers. Dan has designed and implemented many of MySpace.com's custom performance-monitoring, profiling and live-debugging tools.

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Tags: Frameworks, Technologies, MySpace, Interview, High Performance, Scalability, IIS, .NET Framework, InfoQ, Architecture, Enterprise Architecture, PowerShell, Configuration Management