Digg, An Infrastructure in Transition

Posted in Web Technologies, Conferences, Databases on March 16, 2009


Digg, An Infrastructure in Transition

Summary
In this presentation recorded during QCon SF 2008, Joe Stump, Lead Architect at Digg.com, talks about Digg.com’s architecture, the challenges faced, the solutions adopted, and the lessons learned running a large web site.

Bio
Joe Stump is the Lead Architect of Digg. He's responsible for making sure the applications built at Digg will scale into infinity and beyond. For the last 10 years he's specialized in building highly scalable LAMP solutions. When not working on Digg he spends time maintaining a number of PEAR projects and explores San Francisco.

About the conference
QCon is a conference that is organized by the community, for the community.The result is a high quality conference experience where a tremendous amount of attention and investment has gone into having the best content on the most important topics presented by the leaders in our community. QCon is designed with the technical depth and enterprise focus of interest to technical team leads, architects, and project managers.

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Tags: Web 2.0, Conferences, Databases, MySQL, Scalability, InfoQ, Architecture, QCon, Performance & Scalability, QCon San Francisco 2008