Scaling Pinterest

Average: 9 (4 votes) has grown to 2.5 billion page views per month in just under a year, and the number one question we're asked at parties is "what's in your stack?" Sit back while we take you on a tour of our current architecture, the lessons learned along the way, and the successes. We'll focus on how we sharded our MySQL database, the process of splitting a shard, caching mechanisms, and server management. We'll also touch on the conveniences and challenges of building today's most modern web infrastructures on Amazon's EC2.

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Schedule info

Time slot: 
12 April 11:00 - 11:50
Ballroom E

Schedule Info

12 April 11:00 - 11:50 @
Ballroom E


Engineer, Pinterest

Engineer at Pinterest dealing with infrastructure and scalability.

Software Architect and Engineer, Pinterest

Marty is one of a small handful of engineers at who scaled the site from a few thousand users to millions of users.


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