Scaling Christmas: An Illustrated Adventure

Brandon Weaver
Dec 18, 2018 · Unlisted

Meet Red

The North Pole

The North Pole of Today

Mrs. Claus: The True Mastermind

Santa is Sick!

Reinforcement

Explanations

The Rainbow Brigade

Code Freezes

Logging and Monitoring

On Call Rotations

Load Balancing

Auto Scaling

DDoS Prevention and Points of Presence

Disaster Recovery

Santa Returns!

Thanks Given

Delivery and Deus Ex Machina

Wrapping Up

Square Corner Blog

Buying and selling sound like simple things - and they should be. Somewhere along the way, they got complicated. At Square, we're working hard to make commerce easy for everyone.

Thanks to Shannon Skipper and Christian Schlensker.

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Brandon Weaver

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Square Corner Blog

Buying and selling sound like simple things - and they should be. Somewhere along the way, they got complicated. At Square, we're working hard to make commerce easy for everyone.