Twitch, the world’s leading social video platform and community for gamers, brings over 100 million community members together with up to 2+ million concurrent visitors watching and talking about video games from 1.7 million + broadcasters. The top notch engineering team that handles Twitch’s web application has architected their website for extremely fast response times as well as high availability and reliability.
Enabling 2M + Concurrent Users at Twitch with Scale, Simplicity and High Availability
As an engineering team focused on high scale and high volume, Twitch wanted to spend minimal time on operations but really required high availability and reliability for their Redis layer. Redis Labs eliminated the need for Twitch to build operational expertise around managing the nuances of running Redis in production.