February 26-28, 2014
Montreal, Canada

Scaling Shopify

Shopify is a hosted e-commerce platform with over 60k customers.

Four million dollars goes through Shopify's checkout each day.

This talk is an in-dept look at our strategies for scaling this beast of an application.

Expect interesting stories such as how we overcame 350k requests per minute flash sales.

We will also talk about sharding, caching, and other practices we've adopted to keep our servers happy and our customers happier.

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Christian Joudrey

Christian Joudrey is a software developer based in Montreal.

He is passionate about building APIs and is a contributor on the GraphQL Ruby gem.

When he is not reading about technology and programming, you may find him rock climbing or drinking a stout.

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