AWS re:Invent 2014 | (PFC308) How Dropbox Scales Massive Workloads Using Amazon SQS
In this session, learn how Dropbox scales to provide one of the largest cloud storage and file sharing services in the world. Hear how Dropbox leverages Amazon EC2 to run varied workloads including thumbnail generation and document prevent, as well as document indexing to support full-text search. Dropbox presents ''Livefill'' - a generic framework built on top of Amazon SQS. Livefill enables them to trigger customizable data-processing workloads on data stored in Amazon S3 and helps them support more than 200,000 workload requests per second, spread across thousands of machines.