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Scaling Tumblr
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by Ken Little on Dec 18, 2012 | NOTICE: The next QCon is in San Francisco Nov 7-11, 2016. Join us!

Ken Little discusses the architecture and infrastructure employed by Tumblr.


Ken Little is an engineer at Tumblr where he works with both the frontend and backend teams to build out the next generation of high scalability infrastructure. Prior to joining Tumblr, Ken worked as an Engineering Director at Etsy where he drove the implementation of a sharded data architecture, helping the site achieve new heights in throughput and availability. Blog:

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