Hacker News new | past | comments | ask | show | jobs | submit login

Ye, like one VM running per city or region. I feel they are just sinking money into software and administration of software.



WhatsApp has shown that you can actually build large-scale system infrastructures very efficiently. And they had global service, Uber could profit from sharding as you suggest.




Applications are open for YC Winter 2020

Guidelines | FAQ | Support | API | Security | Lists | Bookmarklet | Legal | Apply to YC | Contact

Search: