It's been long time since I have written anything on this blog. Lots have been going on in outbrain, mostly amazing stuff!!! Twitter have been filling lots of my sharing needs and put the blog aside for a while. So does our podcast which became successful and we keep for 18 months already.
However, from time to time the writing drives come up.
During the last year or so, I'm leading the operations team in outbrain, this role, especially in company that grows the business as fast as outbrain, has a great deal of scalability challenges which are fascinating to handle. I will try to share with you some of it in the next few posts.
This time I want to share with you a site I recently bumped into (thanks Nathan).
http://scale.metaoptimize.com/ is a kind of a "stackoverflow" kinda site that is dealing only on Scalability/NoSQL/High Availability/all * computing/etc...
I want to share here an answer I gave there to this question: