March 10-12, 2010
Montreal, Canada

Scaling on a Shoestring

Scaling can be expensive, but a few useful open source tools allows you to do so efficiently and using cheap hardware. Alternatively cloud computing services can be utilised leaving your developers with a simple API to use and no hardware to manage.

This session will look at memcache, MogileFS, gearman, nginx, lighttpd and the offerings from Amazon Web Services.

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Scott MacVicar


Scott is an open source engineer at Facebook, he's currently working on HipHop for PHP but over the years has contributed to PHP itself and several other extensions.

Along with coding he enjoys running, cooking and drinking bee.

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