Airbnb on AWS
Airbnb is a community marketplace that allows property owners and travelers to connect with each other for the purpose of renting unique vacation spaces around the world. The Airbnb community users’ activities are conducted on the company’s website and through its iPhone and Android applications. San Francisco-based Airbnb began operation in 2008 and currently has hundreds of employees across the globe supporting property rentals in nearly 25,000 cities in 192 countries.
Airbnb Grows with Flexibility and Responsiveness Using AWS
A year after Airbnb launched, the company decided to migrate nearly all of its cloud computing functions to AWS because of service administration challenges experienced with its original provider. Nathan Blecharczyk,
Airbnb: Troubleshooting and Performance Testing with an Amazon RDS Replay Machine
Xinyao Hu, engineering manager at Airbnb, discusses the Amazon RDS Replay machine built by his team. The infrastructure allows the team to replay actual transactions sent to almost 100 different databases. Airbnb uses this system for disaster recovery, load testing, and advanced analytics in Hive at massive scale.
Airbnb Scales Infrastructure Automatically Using AWS
Since 2008, Airbnb has relied on AWS to grow its community-based, travel marketplace to more than nine million guests in five years. Find out how the five-person operations team can focus on building a successful travel business because AWS allows Airbnb to scale its infrastructure automatically to host up to 150,000 guests any day or night.