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How I Kept Amazon Running During Black Friday and Cyber Monday | Archis Gore


When was the last time Amazon was down due to Black Friday, Cyber Monday or Amazon Prime Day traffic? We have seen Target, Walmart, GameStop, and even Microsoft sites go down during pre-orders of Xbox Series X or PlayStation 5, but we have never seen Amazon go down during peak hours. Why? What secret sauce does Amazon have? We invited on our show Archis Gore who used to work at Amazon specifically to ensure that Black Fridays and Cyber Mondays go smoothly. We talked about his work at Amazon plus the challenges for IT teams at Amazon that led him to co-found Polyverse.