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Viach Kakovskyi
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What Is a Highload Project?

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Alex Miasoiedov • Edited on

Hi Viach, there is no such thing as a high load project nowadays or at least there is no hype around this buzzword going on right now. In my mind term of high load project/system have evolved to more fancy term of distributed system

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Viach Kakovskyi Author • Edited on

Hehe, I agree that nowadays we have more and more hype about distributed systems. Found that interesting for me and practically applicable to my projects. But in openings and CVs, I still see the references that some project is a high load one.

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Alex Miasoiedov

Those kind of opening are still asking engineers to complete an IQ test and send CV in MS Word 97 document format.

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Viach Kakovskyi Author

I never went so far. BTW, I'm bad both in IQ tests and MS Word 97 :(

Alex, from your experience, do you remember any case when a project was claimed as a highload/distributed system, and it was a total bullshit?

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Alex Miasoiedov

Not in my experience

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Hrishi Mittal

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Viach Kakovskyi Author

I can bet that such ones exist :)