How we designed Dropbox’s ATF - an async task framework
Published: 11 November 2020
Large organizations often have to deal with normal programming problems, just at massive scales. Imagine you had to take care of a queue of async tasks, but on the scale of 10,000 tasks per second? Well in this enlightening article, Arun Sai Krishnan presents Dropbox's custom built solution for achieving exactly that. Arun outlines the requirements, architecture, data model, lifecycles, and how they achieved guarantees for such a monstrously large system.