Presentation: The Evolution of Spotify Home Architecture

Track: Predictive Architectures in the Real World

Location: Cyril Magnin I + II

Duration: 3:20pm - 4:00pm

Day of week: Tuesday

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This talk will take the audience through the evolution of Spotify's architecture that serves recommendations (playlist, albums, etc) on the home tab. We'll discuss the tradeoffs of the different architectural decisions we made and how we went from batch pipelines to services to a combination of services and streaming pipelines.

Speaker: Emily Samuels

Staff Engineer @Spotify

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Speaker: Anil Muppalla

Data Engineer @Spotify

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