Ian Flint Explains Yahoo! Communities Architectures

Posted in Conferences, Companies on December 12, 2008

Ian Flint Explains Yahoo! Communities Architectures

In this presentation, Ian Flint, Director of Operations for Bix, Yahoo!’s online contest service, tries to explain the infrastructure and architecture employed by Yahoo! to keep going a multitude of servers running of different platforms and offering different services.

Ian Flint is a 15-year veteran of Silicon Valley. He has been on the founding team of two successful startups, as well as spending seven years at eBay in Architecture and Operations. Most recently, Ian has come to Yahoo! via his role as Director of Operations for Bix, Yahoo!'s online contest service.

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