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AWS Summit 2011: Customer Presentation - NYTimes AWS Summit 2011: Customer Presentation - NYTimes Presentation Transcript

  • NYTimes.comVadim JelezniakovAWS Summit 2011
  • Next 10 min The Company Why CloudThe App Examples Progress So Far What’s Next
  • The New York Times Company The New York TimesThe International Herald Tribune The Boston Globe 15 daily newspapers 50 Web sites NYTimes.com Boston.com About.com
  • NYTimes.com’s StatsIn the US:38.1 mil unique users /month810 mil page views / monthWorldwide:62 mil unique users /month984 mil page views / month#1individual newspaper site#2 mediasite bloggers link to the most*#4 newsand information Web site comScore Report, April 2011 *Technoratis index
  • Why Cloud? Why AWS? Cost-EffectiveOn Demand Availability Scalability IaaS = Flexible Rapid Deployment Comprehensive
  • Why Cloud? Why AWS? Cost-EffectiveOn Demand Availability Scalability IaaS = Flexible Rapid Deployment Comprehensive
  • Why Cloud? Why AWS? Cost-EffectiveOn Demand Availability Scalability IaaS = Flexible Rapid Deployment Comprehensive
  • Examples On Demand Capacity - TimesMachineFlexibility - Times SkimmerScalability - User Generated Content (Comments)
  • TimesMachine (2007, 2008) 130 years of archives in 36 hours 400K objects, 4T of data S3, EC2, Hadoop http://timesmachine.nytimes.co m
  • Skimmer Private Beta (Feb 14th, 2009) http://www.nytimes.com/skimmer/
  • “SkimmerGate”11:00 News leaks toTechCrunch, GoogleFinance11:10 Average load on theinstance is 4011:15 Snapshotting theinstance, configuring theLB, testing12:00 Four Skimmerinstances load balanced,quality is restored1 hour - from prototype toproduction
  • Comments on Articles and Blogs
  • Rate and Review for Movies, Theater, Dining and Travel
  • We like To be able to scale quickly on demand We don’t likecalls from Systems team at 6PM on Fridays
  • Traffic Spikes - Add Capacity
  • Load Balancing / Security View
  • Everyone’s Favorites:Development Instances!
  • Gap Analysis• Load Balancing• Communication between instances• Talking back to existing Datacenter• Scaling up and back• Securing the instances
  • Tools Developed for the Cloud Nimbul Light Cloud Manager http://github.com/nimbul/nimbul Emissary Fast AMQP Messaging http://github.com/nimbul/emissar y CloudSource Simple SVN Deployment http://github.com/nimbul/cloudsourc e based on ServerMattic developed by WordPress
  • Progress So Far
  • NYTimes.com EC2 ExpansionClusters: from 2 to 100. Instances: from 30 to 400.
  • NYTimes.com EC2 Expansion 2009 2011EC2 DC in comparison with other DCsfrom 5% to 40% (VMs/instances count)
  • NYTimes.com EC2 ExpansionEC2 contributes ~26% of total operational cost across DCs (space, power, bandwidth)
  • What’s NextMulti-AZ and Multi-RegionSNS, SNS2SQS - in DevMulti-AZ MySQL RDSNeed smarter ELBNeedmulti-AZ support in VPC
  • email: vadimj@nytimes.comtwitter: @vadimjhttp://www.nytimes.comhttp://www.nytimes.com/skimmer/http://timesmachine.nytimes.comhttp://open.nytimes.comhttp://github.com/nimbul/ images licensed from http://www.dreamstime.com/