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Overview

In this video, we dive deep into traditional web architectures and discuss what makes them go. Looking at real-life architectures, we analyze weak points and discuss what happens to them under the intense pressure of a prolonged exposure on Digg, the NYTimes or even MSN (or when traffic jumps from 15Mbits/second to over 1Gbit/second inside 30 seconds).

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Average Rating: 3.727272727272727 out of 5 rating Based on 11 Ratings

"Barely useful" - by Anonymous on 18-APR-2014
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There is hardly any useful information covered here. In addition, it's hard to the stand his know-it-all attitude.
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"Pompous Windbag" - by Anon on 31-JAN-2013
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Impossible to listen to. He takes forever to get to what may have been possibly useful information, but he is so condescending and outirght nasty, the presentation is very unpleasant to listen to.
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"Right On" - by Anonymous on 03-JUL-2011
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Thanks Theo.  This was excellent.  The best 3+ hours on the subject matter.
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"Big amount source of knowledge and experience" - by Claudio Nanni on 19-FEB-2011
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Theo in this couple of hours shows a very big amount of concepts taken from real experience, may be too fast for common people! I am impressed of the amount of information that Theo can give in only two hours. This video is valuable source of information for anyone involved in internet applications. Probably the best way to get advantage of this is to view it a couple of times at least and then go deeper on some preferred arguments. From Load Balancing thru routing(for availability), to database, web servers, messaging systems, capacity planning, common sense scaling. Best quote: "Some companies base their entire business models on the fact that they are idiots!" - So true.
A 360° approach to internet applications, "think as an engineer not as a programmer".

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"Great Stuff" - by Peter K on 27-AUG-2010
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Watched the whole thing and was fascinated. Great information and great advice on the head space to be in when designing and building your systems.
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Scalable Internet Architectures Part 1

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01:44:16

Scalable Internet Architectures Part 2

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01:21:47

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