Barry Abrahamson

Systems Wrangler, Automattic / WordPress


Sessions

WordPress.com, started in late 2005, has grown to be one of the largest platforms on the web. Today, WordPress.com and self-hosted WordPress sites power almost 20% of the Internet. Very early on, we made the decision to create multiple database tables per site instead of combining multiple sites into larger, monolithic tables. At the time, everyone thought we were crazy and that it wouldn... [read more]