Dropbox Engineering with Andrew Fong

Dropbox is a consumer storage product with petabytes of data. Dropbox was originally started on the cloud, backed by S3. Once there was a high enough volume of data, Dropbox created its own data centers, designing hardware for the express purpose of storing user files. 

Over the last 13 years, Dropbox’s infrastructure has developed hardware, software, networking, data center infrastructure, and operational procedures that make the cloud storage product best in class.

Andrew Fong has been an engineer at Dropbox for 8 years. He joins the show to talk about how the Dropbox engineering organization has changed over that period of time, and what he is doing at the company today.

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