Community News: MySQL at Twitter and More

By Posted in New Relic News, Tech Topics 13 April 2012

In this week’s news, we look at Twitter’s MySQL strategy and get lessons in scalability from Google, YouTube, Twitter, Amazon, eBay, Facebook, and Instagram.

* Software engineer Ken Cochrane shows he used New Relic with Supervisord and Gunicorn.

* High Scalability describes the architecture behind Instagram.

* Steve Sounders explains the techniques he used to improve the performance of the HTTP Archive.

* In this interesting post, find out why the Twitter engineering team has decided to open source their MySQL work.

* The Dodgy Coder shares lessons in scalability he’s learned from Google, YouTube, Twitter, Amazon, eBay, Facebook, and Instagram.

* Trevor Parsons digs into Engine Yard logs.

* Alex Sexton looks at how CDNs affect frontend performance.

* Pat Shaughnessy interviews JRuby core developer Charless Nutter.

* And finally, an infographic that shows the stunning growth of OMGPOP’s Draw Something application.

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