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Scaling Pinterest
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by Yash Nelapati, Marty Weiner on Dec 30, 2013 | NOTICE: The next QCon is in San Francisco Nov 7-11, 2016. Join us!

Details on Pinterest's architeture, its systems -Pinball, Frontdoor-, and stack - MongoDB, Cassandra, Memcache, Redis, Flume, Kafka, EMR, Qubole, Redshift, Python, Java, Go, Nutcracker, Puppet, etc.


Yash Nelapati is an infrastructure engineer at Pinterest where he focusses on scalability, capacity planning and architecture. Prior to Pinterest he was into web development and rapidly prototyping UI. Marty Weiner joined Pinterest in early 2011 as the 2nd engineer. Previously worked at Azul Systems as a VM engineer focused on building/improving the JIT compilers in HotSpot.

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