Network file system – A deep dive into a distributed file system protocol
A network file system is a distributed file system protocol; an open protocol that specifies message formats regarding how a client and a server should communicate in a distributed environment. NFS being an open protocol enables third parties to write their own implementations of it….
Application Hosting – How PolyHaven Manages 5 Million Page Views and 80TB Traffic a Month for < $400
Polyhaven, a 3D asset library, recently provided insightful data on how they manage to serve 5 million page views a month, consuming a bandwidth of 80 terabytes just under 400 USD. If the same amount of traffic was served from AWS S3 object storage, that would cost more than 4K USD a month. So how do…
Distributed Systems and Scalability Feed #1 – Heroku Client Rate Throttling, Tail Latency and more
What does 100 million users on a Google service mean? 10 billion requests/day100k requests/second (average)200k requests/second (peak)2 million disk seeks per second (IOPS) How are these served?100 million users need (at peak) 2 million IOPS at 100 IOPS per disk, that’s 20k disk drives at…
YouTube Architecture – How Does It Serve High-Quality Videos With Low Latency
Earlier I wrote an article on how YouTube stores petabyte-scale data every single day. How does it store so many videos without running out of storage space? This write-up is an insight into the video processing & delivery architecture of YouTube. How does it serve…
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Real-world distributed architectures What Does 100 Million Users On A Google Service Mean? Article Link How Razorpay handled significant transaction bursts during events like IPL Article Link YouTube Architecture – How Does It Serve High-Quality Videos With Low Latency Article Link YouTube Database – How…
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> Read how Storytel engineering computes customer consumption of books transitioning from batch processing to streaming bookmarks data with Apache Beam and Google Cloud.
> How Pokemon Go scales to millions of requests per second?
> Insight into how Grab built a high-performance ad server.
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- Web Application Architecture Explained With Designing a Real-World Service
- Wide-column, Column-oriented and Column Family Databases – A Deep Dive with Bigtable and Cassandra
- Design For Scale and High Availability – What Does 100 Million Users On A Google Service Mean?
- How Razorpay handled significant transaction bursts during events like IPL
- Facebook’s Photo Storage Architecture