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Abstractions at Scale–Our Experiences at Twitter
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by Marius Eriksen on Dec 14, 2010 | NOTICE: The next QCon is in London, March 6-10, 2017. Join us!
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Summary
Marius Eriksen considers that scalability problems appear when leaky abstractions are used, exemplifying with RDBMS, GC, and threads, presenting abstractions that help dealing with scalability issues: map-reduce, shared-nothing web applications, big table, all providing narrow access to explicit resources.

Bio

Marius Eriksen works on systems infrastructure at Twitter. Prior to that he architected Mixer Labs' GeoAPI.com database services, and worked on systems infrastructure at Google.

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