By Chris Maxwell on July 17, 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.