Rajiv Eranki is an MIT graduate who was the second engineer at Dropbox, in charge of scaling the website to 40 million users.
Scaling lessons learned at Dropbox: from 4k to 40 million
Scaling from 4K to 40 million at Dropbox I was in charge of scaling Dropbox for a while, from roughly 4,000 to 40,000,000 users. For most of that time we had one to three people working on the backend. Here are some suggestions on scaling, particularly in a resource-constrained, fast-growing environment that can’t always afford […]