Author: Ben Clark

Ben Clark is the Chief Architect of Wayfair. You can follow him on Twitter @clarkjacker.

Scaling Redis and Memcached at Wayfair

I wrote a post last year on consistent hashing for Redis and Memcached with ketama: http://engineering.wayfair.com/consistent-hashing-with-memcached-or-redis-and-a-patch-to-libketama/. We’ve evolved our system a lot since then, and I gave a talk about the latest developments at Facebook’s excellent Data@Scale Boston conference in November:

Front end talks

Andrew Rota and Matt DeGennaro of Wayfair Engineering are giving a talk on a Javascript framework we have written at Wayfair called ‘Tungsten,’ which shares goals and ideas with React.js but interoperates with Backbone, which we use heavily. It’s at the BostonJS meetup tonight at Bocoup, with a $5 cover:……

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noc

Here’s our Frontline team at work, in our spiffy network operations center:     Selling home goods on the internet isn’t rocket science, but if you actually wanted to send a couch to the moon, you’d want to plan for and monitor that from a room like this. If you……

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