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Scaling an Open Source Web App to 30 Countries in Less Than 3 Weeks

Published on November 11, 2020 · Updated on November 11, 2020
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By Michael McMillan
Developer and author at DigitalOcean.
Scaling an Open Source Web App to 30 Countries in Less Than 3 Weeks

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About the Talk

How do 157 people from all over the world scale a web app to 30 countries in less than three weeks? We talk about how we built Coronastatus — an open source web application that enables people to self-report symptoms of COVID-19 — using DigitalOcean’s infrastructure.

What You’ll Learn

  • How to manage an open source community distributed all over the world.
  • Being pragmatic in choice of tech when the clock is ticking.

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About the Presenter

After Michael McMillan hacked his own grades at university, he began building BustByte, a small consultancy based in Oslo, Norway. They help banks, hotels, and startups create exceptional software.

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