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Top 5 Github repositories to achieve system design mastery

TLDR 🔥

This article contains a list of the top 5 GitHub repositories that will help you to achieve system design mastery.

These repositories mainly contain tutorials, blogs, videos and case studies related to system design

Make sure to visit these repositories, explore the contents, implement the learnings, contribute if you can and give them a ⭐ to help them grow.

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What is System Design

System design ⚙️ is the process of designing the architecture, components, interfaces, and data for a particular system to meet specific requirements.

Before building any application or system, 🏗️ it is important to plan how the system will work, what resources will be needed, where to deploy it, which APIs the system components will use, and how to scale the system. Therefore, system design concepts are very important for software developers to master to build efficient and scalable systems. 💯

1. developer-roadmap

  • developer roadmap The GitHub repository is built and maintained by Kamran Ahmed and this repository can be considered the best handbook for software development

  • It has 255k stars on Git Hub and 684 contributors. This repository is only available in English and it contains a structured roadmap for everything along with resources, guides, etc.

Give a ⭐ to developer-roadmap


2. System Design Primer

GitHub logo donnemartin / system-design-primer

Learn how to design large-scale systems. Prep for the system design interview. Includes Anki flashcards.

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The System Design Primer


Motivation

Learn how to design large-scale systems.

Prep for the system design interview.

Learn how to design large-scale systems

Learning how to design scalable systems will help you become a better engineer.

System design is a broad topic. There is a vast amount of resources scattered throughout the web on system design principles.

This repo is an organized collection of resources to help you learn how to build systems at scale.

Learn from the open source community

This is a continually updated, open source project.

Contributions are welcome!

Prep for the system design interview

In addition…

  • Sytem Design Primer GitHub repository was created by a tech Lead at Facebook (now Meta). This repository can be considered the bible of system design

  • It has 233k stars on GitHub and 100+ contributors and is available in many different languages.

Give a ⭐ to System Design Primer


3. system-design-101


  • System Design 101 GitHub repository is built and maintained by Byte Byte Go Hq which is a platform to ace System Design interviews

  • It has 39.2k starts on Github and 14 contributors. This repository is only available in English and is the best repository for beginners. This repository contains effective guides on topics like communication protocols, CI-CD, Architectural patterns, microservices, DevOps, cloud, Linux, etc.

Give a ⭐ to system-design-101


4. System Design Resources

  • Sytem Design Resources GitHub repository is built and maintained by Interview Ready which is a platform to ace Sytem design interviews for big tech giants.

  • It has 11.4k stars on Git Hub and 8 contributors. This repository is only available in English. It includes case studies, guides and video lectures on various system design topics including Video Processing, Cluster and Workflow Management, Intra-Service Messaging, Message Queue Antipattern, Service Mesh, Practical System Design, Distributed File System, Time Series Databases, Rate Limiting,In Memory Database - Redis, and many more

Give a ⭐ to system-design-resources


5. system-design

  • system-design GitHub repository is built and maintained by Karan Pratap Singh who is a Senior Software Engineer at Curebase.

  • It has 21.1k stars on Git Hub and 9 contributors. This repository is only available in English. It is basically the free version of the author's real book. It has 5 chapters and is best for beginners who are new to development.

Give a ⭐ to system-design

Stay tuned for my next blog till then

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Top comments (9)

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ashwanipydev

very helpful

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Kumar Kalyan

Thanks @ashwanipydev

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Mike Stemle

I’m having a hard time understanding what the take-away of this list is.

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click2install

Repo names that contain system-design.

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Mike Stemle

Oh, neat! So it’s like GitHub’s trending list? Why put that here when GutHub already has a list?

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Salah Eddine Lalami • Edited

Thank you , Nice Article ,
I would like to invite you check IDURAR System Design Structure :

GitHub Repo : github.com/idurar/idurar-erp-crm
open Source ERP CRM

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Kumar Kalyan

Sure why not 😀

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Emdadul Huq

Very Helpful #Article

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Kumar Kalyan

Thanks Emdadul