We enabled TLSv1.3 support on the WordPress.com API today and it’s already 50% of total traffic.
David Newman Scale Conf
Earlier this year, my colleague David Newman gave a great talk about the systems that power WordPress.com and our container-based VIP platform at ScaleConf in Cape Town, South Africa.
Netflow and Logstash
Today, one of our network engineers, Chris Laffin, published a great post on the WordPress.com Developer Blog about how we use open source tools to analyze netflow data for our ever-growing global anycast network.
dotScale 2013 MySQL Talk
In June, I gave a talk at the dotScale conference in Paris about WordPress.com’s MySQL database architecture and infrastructure. The video is now online:
HyperDB Replication Lag Detection
Howdy – Iliya here again. Seems like I am taking over Barry’s blog. Hopefully this will motivate him to blog more. On WordPress.com we have over 218 million tables and perform tens of thousands queries per second. To scale all of this, we shard our 24 million blogs across more than 550 MySQL servers. This…