Wikimedia Servers & Infrastructure

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Wikimedia Servers & Infrastructure

Presenter Rob Halsell (Wikimedia Foundation, Inc.)
Themes Technology
About the presenter
Rob Hallsell is IT Manager and Systems Administrator at Wikimedia Foundation.

This presentation covers the Wikimedia servers and network infrastructure from a very high altitude perspective.. This does not focus on the mediawiki software specifically, but instead covers that along with our use of mysql, memcached, load balancing, and a number of other relevant sub-topics to the running of the servers.

Some discussion will be given over to show the history of how we developed our infrastructure over time, from a shoe-string budget to a large, donor-sustained enterprise. (video)

Language English
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