May 4th, 2014



Spotify’s Cassandra Data Model for Playlists that Supports 40,000 Requests Per Second” was presented by Jimmy Mardell, Senior Software Engineer at Spotify, at Cassandra Summit EU 2013 and as part of Hakka Labs’ Cassandra Week.

Spotify users have generated 1 billion+ playlists. At peak usage, over there are over 40,000 requests per second – not to mention support for “offline mode” and concurrent changes. In this excellent talk from C* Summit EU, Jimmy Mardell (Developer, Spotify) gives an overview of Spotify’s playlist architecture, the Cassandra data model, and lessons learned working with Cassandra.









Be sure to check out more Cassandra Week posts from top engineers!