Quora's mission is to share and grow the world's knowledge, so it's critical we create a product that enables anyone to quickly read and contribute content across all platforms. To that end, the speed of our web and mobile products is one of our engineering team's top priorities. Studies have rep...(more)
Quora's mission is to share and grow the world's knowledge, and we're committed to making sure Quora is a knowledge repository that will be around forever. To this end, we perform daily backups of all of our ground-truth datastores—MySQL, HBase, Redis, and feed services—and replicate them to mult...(more)
Hundreds of millions of people use Quora to discover high-quality answers to questions important to them. The quality of our content and the civility of our community are two important factors that make Quora special. We want to maintain that quality even as billions of people start using Quora.