How Yahoo! Oscars scaled to billion+ page views in a week
Submitted by Balasugavaneswaran K on Monday, 4 July 2011
Section: Development Technical level: Intermediate Session type: Lecture
Learnings from a yahoo! oscars coverage that scaled to 1.3 billion page views in a week.
1) Cache at all levels 2) Design every module to be degradable 3) Use lazy loading for rendering web pages quickly 4) Be proactive with spam combat strategies before launch 5) Identifying high traffic sections and create strategies to handle them - Capacity planning, Performance testing ahead of time