Five bananas. Six bananas. SEVEN BANANAS! - Count-von-Count, The real-time counting database!

DevconTLV January Conference, Thursday, January 30, 2014, 12:00

Counting millions of events and showing real-time numbers and leaderboards is a big challenge in sites with high scalability.

On FTBpro.com, the largest fan-generated football media brand globally, we developed a counting database based on Nginx, Redis and Lua scripting language (!), leveraging them to create a live and scalable counting solution.

We enjoyed the project so much that we open sourced it. Come and hear about our journey and product!

Ron Schwartz

Ron Schwartz

Software Developer

FTBpro

Ron has been a software developer for more than 10 years, but only escaped the dark world of .Net 2 years ago and has now seen the light of open source web development. He was once involved in developing a mobile fashion app, but now works in the football world as a software developer for FTBpro.com. He has a particular interest in the Product aspects of the development process

Shai started as a Java programmer at the university, and when he decided to go out to the real world he had a love-hate relationship with Flash as an actionscript game developer. Finally, after recovering from the dead-end relationship, he settled as a happy backend developer at FTBpro, working mostly with Ruby, and has a fetish for databases.

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