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Scaling Stack Overflow: Keeping it Vertical by Obsessing Over Performance
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| by David Fullerton Follow 0 Followers on Oct 18, 2015 | NOTICE: The next QCon is in San Francisco Nov 5 - 9, 2018. Save an extra $100 with INFOQSF18!

David Fullerton shares some of the things the Stack Exchange tech team have learned along the way while scaling one of the top sites in the world primarily through vertical scaling.


David Fullerton is the developer-turned-manager responsible for all software development and system administration at Stack Exchange. David joined Stack Exchange, Inc. from Fog Creek Software, where he worked briefly as the developer lead for Stack Exchange 1.0 and as a developer on the FogBugz team. He has a B.A. in Computer Science from Dartmouth College.

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