Cross Continent Infrastructure Scaling at Instagram

Thursday, June 13, 2019 - 3:00 pm3:30 pm

Sherry Xiao, Facebook


Deploying a service across multiple continents is difficult, especially when you have a stateful service. As a service grows to serve a more global userbase, the speed of light becomes an issue. Come and learn how did we scale our service across the ocean at Instagram, and what are the problems we faced during the deployment.

Sherry Xiao, Facebook

I'm a Production Engineer working on scaling Instagram infrastructure. My team supports all engineering teams at Instagram, and gets involved with a large number of areas like rapidly scaling infrastructure, capacity planning, designing and practicing disaster recovery plans for Instagram.

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@conference {233327,
author = {Sherry Xiao},
title = {Cross Continent Infrastructure Scaling at Instagram},
year = {2019},
address = {Singapore},
publisher = {USENIX Association},
month = jun

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