▲ 12 ▼ Lessons from Building and Scaling Reddit's Ad Serving Platform with Go
The Reddit engineering team recently introduced Go into their stack to write a new ad-serving system to replace a third party system. Deval Shah talks us through the architecture of the new service, the Reddit team's experience using Go for the first time, and all the lessons they've learned from using Go to build this ad server. Slides for the talk are available on github.
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Didn't know reddit used Go, everyone seems to now!
It was like changing airplanes mid-flight. They slowly added the new infrastructure around their third-party service, and when it was ready, they would rip it out.: