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Looking Back 2017 wrapped up with the launch of Stream V2 and multi-region support. The new version of our API uses Go, RocksDB and Raft to power the feeds for over 300 million users. V2 represents our largest improvement in performance so far. Switching from Cassandra to RocksDB was a major step forward for Stream. It’s […]
About Dubsmash Dubsmash is a global entertainment platform that allows users to interact with the content they love. Their team is building the interactive video quote database of the future, allowing users around the world to share, lip-sync, and meme over pop culture content. With over 200M global users who create & interact with 35 […]
Switching to a new language is always a big step, especially when only one of your team members has prior experience with that language. Early this year, we switched Stream’s primary programming language from Python to Go. This post will explain some of the reasons why we decided to leave Python behind and make the […]
We are excited to announce that Stream has raised $3 million from Arthur Ventures with participation from Galvanize, Techstars, and others. This puts Stream’s total funding at $4.75 million. Stream will use this investment to expand its team and accelerate product development. Stream (getstream.io) is an API for building, scaling and personalizing feeds. Over 500 companies […]
Originally built by Facebook in 2009, Apache Cassandra is a free and open-source distributed database designed to handle large amounts of data across a large number of servers. Cassandra at Stream At Stream, we use Cassandra as the primary data store for our feeds. Cassandra stands out because it’s able to: Shard data automatically Handle […]
Feeds for 25 Million Users The Customer Bandsintown simplifies concert discovery by allowing you to track your favorite artists, receive alerts when they are touring near you, keep track of which shows you have RSVP’d to, and share concert details with your friends. Bandsintown was founded in 2004 by Fabrice Sergent, Julien Mitelberg, Todd Cronin […]
Users of the open source Stream-Framework often ask us if they should use Redis or Cassandra to power their newsfeed. This article highlights five scenarios in which you are better off going for Cassandra.
Thierry wrote a guest post on HighScalability called Scalability as a Service. It explains the trend how development is moving towards a hosted component based approach.
We are shipping the first iteration of multi-region support. We now replicate part of our infrastructure in four regions.
Stream's hosted newsfeed API gives you several advantages over an in-house solution.
Introducing version 1.0.0 of the Stream Framework!