All Posts tagged as "aws"

How Spring Prepares for the Black Friday Frenzy

Our engineering team generally spends a few months leading up to that day running drills, gathering metrics and tuning systems, prepping, pre-emptively scaling, and just generally ensuring everything is in tip top shape to handle traffic for that one day in which we will often see 20 or 30 times the volume that we’d see on a normal day. This article and the video tells the story about one such optimization