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Jon Tai
Software Engineer, Airbnb

Website | @jtai

Jon Tai is a Software Engineer on the Application Reliability team at Airbnb. Beyond scaling software systems, he works to build tooling and evangelize best practices among the engineering team. Prior to Airbnb, Jon was an engineer at IGN Entertainment, where he helped re-architect and scale out IGN’s media platform.


Ben Hughes (Airbnb), Jon Tai (Airbnb)
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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.