As Uber’s business grows, more engineers are added, more features are requested, and expectations rise. We’ve redesigned the back end to handle these scaling issues, with a focus on handling failures.
We’ll describe the architecture we’ve come up with, and how it behaves when things break. We’ll also cover some building blocks of this system that we’ve open sourced.
Matt Ranney is chief systems architect for Uber. Before that, he was cofounder and CTO of Voxer.
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