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Forging ahead - Scaling the BBC into Web/2.0
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by Dirk-Willem van Gulik on Sep 02, 2009 | NOTICE: The next QCon is in San Francisco Nov 16-20, 2015. Join us!

Dirk Willem discusses the changes underway at the BBC, a top 5 destination in the UK. The changes focus on replacing static HTML with dynamic technologies, web/2.0 and social networking, empowering the creative staff to better communicate with their audience. Also covered: techniques used to achieve massive scaling and coping with transaction speeds that exceed relational database capabilities.


Dirk-Willem is an Internet engineering, consulting and project delivery expert, and has worked for the European Commission's JRC, the United Nations, and several telecom/satellite and space agencies. Dirk was the President of the Apache Software Foundation and has worked on the Apache WebServer since the early days of the NCSA. He is currently the Chief Technical Architect at the BBC.

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