This Wednesday night, come join me at DevMynd. Here’s the topic I’ll be presenting:
How StackOverflow Uses (And Doesn’t Use) SQL Server
This insanely popular Q&A site serves millions of web pages per day from a Microsoft SQL Server 2012 back end. Believe it or not, the questions and answers come down to just one SQL Server with no full time database administrator. Success at scaling any database-driven app boils down to knowing when it’s appropriate – and not appropriate – to use the database.