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News about Sharding
Windows Azure Gets Node.js, SQL Azure Federation, Increased DB Limits by Roopesh Shenoy Posted on Dec 14, 2011
Interviews about Sharding
Ken Little on Scaling Tumblr
Sep 24, 2012
Ken Little talks about scaling Tumblr to keep up with their blogging users: scaling the data model, sharding, their PHP frontend and the Scala backend, and much more.
Attila Szegedi on JVM and GC Performance Tuning at Twitter
Feb 09, 2012
Attila Szegedi talks about performance tuning Java and Scala programs at Twitter: how to approach GC problems, the importance of asynchronous I/O, when to use MySQL/Cassandra/Redis, and much more.
Presentations about Sharding
Yashwanth Nelapati, Marty Weiner
Mar 26, 2013
Yashwanth Nelapati and Marty Weiner share lessons learned growing Pinterest: sharding MySQL, caching, server management, all on Amazon EC2.