Scaling MySQL at Pinterest has grown to 2.5 billion page views per month in just under a year, and the number one question we’re asked at parties is “what’s in your stack?” Sit back while we take you on a tour of our current architecture, the lessons learned along the way, and the successes.

We’ll focus on how we sharded our MySQL database, the process of splitting a shard, caching mechanisms, and server management. We’ll also touch on the conveniences and challenges of building today’s most modern web infrastructures on Amazon’s EC2.

Conference: Percona Live: MySQL Conference And Expo 2012
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