Yesterday there was a first tech talk in the new co-working office X1, where I’m working now. I was talking about Scribd.com architecture (the big picture, almost no deep details). There are many things I’ve mentioned in this talk: Nginx, HAProxy, squid, MySQL, Sphinx, Monit, Memcached, Ruby on Rails, Amazon Web Services (EC2 and S3). Pretty interesting thing is that there were much more questions about Sphinx than about other tools.
I think it was pretty nice and successful, because I got many questions (really, really good ones), and instead of one-hour introduction we spent more than two hours in discussions and talks. I was enjoyed.
Below you could find slides from my talk (in English) and video recorded during the session (in Russian).