Barry Abrahamson

Systems Wrangler, Automattic / WordPress

Sessions, started in late 2005, has grown to be one of the largest platforms on the web. Today, 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]