Cuong Do from the Dropbox infrastructure team discusses the pros and cons of using AWS for hosting at the O’Reilly Velocity Conference on 10/15/2013.
Session description: Dropbox is used by over 200 million people to store their valuable data. Achieving such scale inevitably comes with unexpected challenges, tough decisions, and valuable lessons. In this talk, we’ll discuss why and how we started by being hosted on AWS and colocation services to our current hybrid model that combines the unique strengths of AWS and dedicated hardware.
Dropbox is a leading global collaboration platform that’s transforming the way people work together, from the smallest business to the largest enterprise.
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