ServerBeach and WordPress BlogWorldExpo 2007

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  • ServerBeach and WordPress BlogWorldExpo 2007

    1. 1. BlogWorld & New Media Expo Las Vegas 2007 “ How to serve 1 million page views in 15 minutes.”
    2. 2. Presenters: <ul><ul><li>Joe Rodriguez </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Manager of Product Engineering </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>ServerBeach, A PEER 1 Company </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Barry Abrahamson </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Systems Wrangler </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>WordPress </li></ul></ul>
    3. 3. The Story
    4. 4. WordPress Stats Unique Hits - Trailing 30-Day Total
    5. 5. WordPress Stats Daily Total Visits
    6. 6. WordPress Stats Total Daily Views
    7. 7. What Does This Mean?
    8. 8. Challenge <ul><li>Experiencing rapid growth </li></ul><ul><li>Cannot afford any downtime for users </li></ul><ul><li>Needed a network to support large amounts of traffic </li></ul><ul><li>Looking for a cost effective solution </li></ul>
    9. 9. How did ServerBeach help? <ul><li>Scalability: </li></ul><ul><li>The SB Automation system allowed WP to build a large number of servers quickly </li></ul><ul><li>WP can add servers to existing configuration seamlessly </li></ul><ul><li>Availability: </li></ul><ul><li>SB datacenters uses multiple OC-48 uplinks that connect to the PEER 1 network with fully redundant power and network systems </li></ul>
    10. 11. Cont’d… <ul><li>Flexibility: </li></ul><ul><li>100MB/sec full duplex ports connection the public internet to allow large amounts of traffic in and out </li></ul><ul><li>Gig E port links on the private network, low latency and secure net. </li></ul><ul><li>Configured RAID drives to allow redundancy </li></ul><ul><li>Provisioned 64 bit Debian Etch as an operating system </li></ul>
    11. 12. Cont’d <ul><li>Affordability: </li></ul><ul><li>SB was a price point that was attractive to a start up company like Automattic. </li></ul><ul><li>Credibility: </li></ul><ul><li>SB / PEER 1 hosts other startups such as YouTube, MyBlogLog, Dogster, Tailrank, Club Penguin, Adobe </li></ul><ul><li>Professionalism: </li></ul><ul><li>WordPress has a dedicated Account Manager and receives 24/7 support </li></ul>
    12. 13. Result <ul><li>WordPress.com is adding 50K new blogs per month </li></ul><ul><li>WP.com currently hosts 1.75 Milllion Blogs </li></ul><ul><li>WP.com users experience 99.99% network uptime </li></ul>
    13. 14. Q & A <ul><ul><li>Thank you for your time today. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Please visit our blog: serverbeach.wordpress.com </li></ul></ul>

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