Posts from July 2013

This is an adaption of a talk I gave at our weekly departmental Lightning Talks. This is the story of how we migrated our link shortener Ow.ly to new infrastructure.

Once upon a time, ow.ly was hosted on a single instance, and all was well. At least that’s what I have been told — it’s a story lost to the mists of startup history and engineers reminiscing over drinks.

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