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Ben Hughes
Software Engineer, Airbnb

Website | @schleyfox

Ben Hughes is a Software Engineer at Airbnb focusing on reliability and scalability. He was previously a cofounder of NabeWise, a neighborhood information startup that was acquired by Airbnb in 2012.

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Beekman
Ben Hughes (Airbnb), Jon Tai (Airbnb)
Average rating: ****.
(4.59, 17 ratings)
Airbnb has grown rapidly over the last few years, and our infrastructure was not able to keep up with the growth. Faced with a fast approaching busy summer travel season, a small team formed to improve reliability and scalability. We were able to make significant progress without doing a major rewrite, removing functionality, or disrupting other teams. Read more.