From Monorail to Monorepo: Airbnb's journey into microservices - GitHub Universe 2018





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Published on Nov 9, 2018

Presented by Jens Vanderhaeghe, Software Engineer (Airbnb).

Airbnb has grown exponentially over the last few years—and so has their codebase. Most of Airbnb's code lives in a monolithic Rails application called Monorail. Despite having hundreds of contributors, the team is still able to ship fast and frequently. Hear some of the unique challenges Airbnb faces as their engineering team grows and see how they plan to transition toward a service-oriented architecture—a multi-year effort involving hundreds of engineers across the company.

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