[Video 311] Rodrigo Schmidt: Scaling Instagram Data Systems

Instagram is a huge Web application, and has needed to scale very rapidly. In this talk, Rodrigo Schmidt asks the questions: What do you scale, how do you scale, and why do you even need to scale? You can’t scale everything at once, so how do you prioritize which things should be scaled first? How can you grow from a Web application to a mix of Web and mobile users?