Crafting Data-Driven Maps

At Uber, we use maps for everything — visualizing millions of geo data points, monitoring road conditions, and advocating for policy change in cities around the world. Over the last few years we have experienced immense growth. As a result, we have many teams across the organization producing map visualizations for a wide range of needs. We […]

Why Uber Engineering Switched from Postgres to MySQL

Postgres served us well in the early days of Uber, but we ran into significant problems scaling Postgres with our growth. In this article, we’ll explore some of the drawbacks we found with Postgres and explain the decision to build Schemaless and other backend services on top of MySQL. Why Uber Engineering Switched from Postgres […]