In this talk, recorded at QCon London, Mark Nottingham explains how Yahoo! leverages Web technologies, specifically HTTP-based caching using Squid, to create a high-performance architecture for integrating multiple Yahoo! properties, concluding that the Web provides sophisticated techniques without using SOA tooling such as ESBs.
Mark Nottingham is a Principal Technical Yahoo!, putting together Web-based infrastructure for sites like Yahoo! Finance, Sports, Tech, TV and Movies. He has cp-authored specifications like the Atom Syndication Format, WS-Policy and the WS-I Basic Profile, and chaired both IETF and W3C Working Groups. Right now, his focus is on using HTTP for what the rest of the industry calls Web Services.
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