Presentation: "More Best Practices for Large-Scale Web Sites -- Lessons from eBay"

Time: Wednesday 12:05 - 13:05

Location: Franciscan I & II

Abstract: Building on previous QCon presentations, this session covers five additional architectural and operational best practices used at eBay. It covers the next set of challenges faced by Internet-scale systems, including dependency management, in-flight system changes, data collection and aggregation, and purpose-built infrastructure. It further outlines reusable patterns associated with each challenge.

In this session, you will learn a set of proven strategies and techniques for massively scaling a Web site, as well as specific reusable software and system patterns.

Randy Shoup, eBay Chief Engineer

 Randy  Shoup

Randy Shoup is a Distinguished Architect in the eBay Marketplace Architecture group. Since 2004, he has been the primary architect for eBay's search infrastructure.

Prior to eBay, Randy was Chief Architect at Tumbleweed Communications, and has also held a variety of software development and architecture roles at Oracle and Informatica. He received a BS in Mathematical and Computational Science, and an AB in Political Science, from Stanford University.