Liveblog: Introduction to Managed Database Services on AWS
NOVEMBER 30, 2016
Challenges faced here led FanDuel to re-architect to the next-generation architecture. In 2011, FanDuel migrated entirely to AWS, but scaling issues due to application architecture persisted. In 2012, FanDuel moved the architecture toward SOA, introducing message queues to decouple services. In 2015, business volume soared another order of magnitude, the road to SOA continued, and FanDuel moved from a self-managed MySQL instance to a MySQL RDS instance.