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|How Did Nairaland Scale? by africonn: 6:16pm On Jun 10|
Well, you might say nairaland is just a script regardless nairaland serves atleast less than 10k users concurrently at its peak hours, and I believe nairaland will have done some systems design during it's peak growing days, it's still growing but I believe it's not enough to break the systems design that has been done in the past even if it does they just can just pay more money to scale vertically or horizontally, Does nairaland uses cache on the fp, I guess so, how do they walk around the dB bottlenecks, do they run any service, we will never find out thanks to Daddy seun, what is the origin of the anti-spam bot cos it does a terrible job. I built africonn.com with d hope it will be something people can easily switch to, but.there is just alot to building softwares than the MVPs. No regrets though.
Or do they use paid services like AWS lambda or similar.cloud service that does the scaling automatically because just from what I have seen it looks like nl as never had another dev employee.apart from seun and the mods and he has never claimed to do DevOps in his active days, cos I don't see why nairaland shouldn't be incorporated and hire Devs like myself. If Reddit can thrive, I don't see why west African tech giant -> nairaland can't atleast struggle. Anyways it's still an awesome place
|Re: How Did Nairaland Scale? by SchoolGate: 7:34pm On Jun 10|
Dem try small sha
But they should scale up. So much work still needs to be done
|Re: How Did Nairaland Scale? by stanliwise(m): 10:48am On Jun 11|
As for mysql, I think nairaland is based on SMF and they did a good work as about database schema and indexes. so nairaland is able to query millions of role is less and 0.2s and retrieve all data needed before the blink of an eye.
Nairaland is hosting on cloud which give virtually limitless elastic capability to always maintain performance and I think that is what make nairaland still maintain speed.
I stand to be corrected on some of my assumptions though
|Re: How Did Nairaland Scale? by africonn: 1:18pm On Jun 11|
You really try, from researching what you wrote and what seun wrote about the downtime, it seems they use SMF, and a powerful enough dedicated server to handle all the concurrent traffic, and that is placed in front of cloudflare for speed and security. So there isn't much going on behind the hood.
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