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Scaling Dropbox
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| by Preslav Le Follow 0 Followers on Dec 20, 2016 | NOTICE: The next QCon is in San Francisco April 9-11, 2018. Join us!

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Preslav Le talks about how Dropbox’s infrastructure evolved over the years, how it looks today, as well the challenges and lessons learned and tips addressing massive scale, consistency, architecture, MySQL, Memcache, and more.

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Preslav Le has been a software engineer at Dropbox for the past three years, contributing to various aspects of Dropbox’s infrastructure including traffic, performance and storage. He was part of the core on-call and storage on-call rotations, dealing with high emergency real world issues from bad code pushes to complete datacenter outages.

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