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Scaling Counting Infrastructure @Quora



Chun-Ho Hung and Nikhil Garg discuss Quanta, Quora's counting system powering their high-volume near-real-time analytics that serves many applications like ads, content views, and many dashboards. They describe the high level architecture of Quanta and share their design goals, constraints, choices that enabled them to build it on top of their existing infrastructure systems in the cloud.


Nikhil Garg is an engineering manager at Quora where he is leading a team of great engineers working on various machine learning and infrastructure problems. Chun-Ho Hung is a Software Engineer at Quora.

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Jan 22, 2017