Hosting Facebook apps on AWS

6,861 views

Published on

A talk given by Joyce Park (CTO of Renkoo) at the Amazon Startup Project (Stanford, September 12 2007)

Published in: Business, Technology
1 Comment
11 Likes
Statistics
Notes
  • Try http://anhostinghost.blogspot.com/ for a good hosting
       Reply 
    Are you sure you want to  Yes  No
    Your message goes here
No Downloads
Views
Total views
6,861
On SlideShare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
42
Actions
Shares
0
Downloads
1
Comments
1
Likes
11
Embeds 0
No embeds

No notes for slide

Hosting Facebook apps on AWS

  1. Hosting Facebook Apps on AWS Joyce Park CTO, Renkoo
  2. <ul><li>Not a widget company </li></ul><ul><li>No rackspace, no servers, no budget </li></ul><ul><li>One dev, no in-house ops </li></ul><ul><li>Modest expectations for app </li></ul>Unpromising beginnings
  3.  
  4.  
  5. Quick stats <ul><li>2.5 million installed </li></ul><ul><li>14 million users </li></ul><ul><li>69 million drinks sent </li></ul><ul><li>3 million drinks/day </li></ul><ul><li>Started with 5 AWS instances, up to 20 </li></ul>
  6. Original architecture (10mm users, $90/day) Text
  7. Jumping off Facebook <ul><li>Not everyone uses Facebook </li></ul><ul><li>Export everywhere </li></ul><ul><li>Branded drink icons -- age 21+ </li></ul><ul><li>FB messaging system limitations </li></ul>
  8.  
  9. Current architecture
  10. Next steps <ul><li>Better living through SQL </li></ul><ul><li>Move image servers to S3 </li></ul><ul><li>Simple Queue Service </li></ul><ul><li>Mechanical Turk </li></ul>

×