Architecting for Scale with Lee Atchison

Originally published on February 12, 2022.

Lee Atchison spent seven years at Amazon working in retail, software distribution, and Amazon Web Services. He then moved to New Relic, where he has spent four years scaling the company’s internal architecture. From his decade of experience at fast-growing web technology companies, Lee has written the book Architecting for Scale, from O’Reilly.

As an application scales, it becomes significantly more complicated while at the same time receiving more traffic. The intersection of these two problems leads to a variety of discussions around availability, risk management, and microservices.


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