Tag - Eventbrite Engineer

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Is It Better To Be Lucky Or Smart? How...

Last week was a bad week for many websites hosted on Amazon's EC2 cloud computing platform, specifically users of their EBS and RDS services. At Eventbrite, we managed to escape a total outage. The fun and games began early Thursday morning at...

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How I Learned To Stop Worrying and Love the...

On March 9th, Scott Baker, our Director of Systems Engineering and Operations, gave a keynote presentation at the Cloud Connect conference. Scott offered some great insights on the cloud and what it means to a company like Eventbrite, and we...

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Think Jeopardy’s Watson was...

Perhaps you saw IBM's Watson computer on Jeopardy the other week. Watson used artificial intelligence to defeat two of the most successful contestants in the show's history. And while we're not competing on game shows, A.I. plays an important...

Tech Corner: Auto recovery with MongoDB...

Earlier this year, we rolled out MongoDB for a "page views" feature. This project was in response to an itch we had, and MongoDB scratched that itch quite well. Still, at the time, we were not 100% dedicated to MongoDB. Fast forward a few...