Lighting Less Money on Fire: Cutting Down on our S3 Bill.

When I first started my new gig they had a problem - ~2000 hosts pulling many gigabytes a day from S3 was starting to add up and slow things down. There were many fixes discussed, but in the end using OSS and only minor changes to the code base and the infrastructure were needed. In the end we saved about $10,000 a month per colo and our ability to ship business logic rules went from minutes to seconds.



Patrick O'Brien

I live in Portland, Oregon, with my fantastic wife. I work as an SRE for The Trade Desk, Inc. I generally like interesting tech for hobby projects and boring tech for work projects. I enjoy the ...