Build & maintain complex distributed systems
October 1–2, 2017: Training
October 2–4, 2017: Tutorials & Conference
New York, NY
Neeraj Agrawal

Neeraj Agrawal
Engineering Manager, Quora

Neeraj Agrawal is an engineering manager on Quora’s infrastructure team, where he leads company-wide efforts to make Quora fast and responsive. He started as an engineer working on server-side performance and has since revamped how the company thinks about performance. In his role as the speed lead, he has built the speed team from the ground up and created a culture of “performance matters” at Quora. Previously, he worked on other parts of the product, including writing the first version of Quora for iPhone and building a distributed, real-time ranking service for the personalized news feed product.


4:45pm5:25pm Wednesday, October 4, 2017
Nikhil Garg (Quora), Neeraj Agrawal (Quora)
Millions of people visit Quora's home feed to find high-quality content personalized to their interests. It is powered by a highly performant distributed system running sophisticated ML algorithms. Nikhil Garg and Neeraj Agrawal describe the evolution of the home feed's architecture and share several lessons from building and scaling this system. Read more.