Got Users? How About 100 Million of Them?

Daniel DeGroff

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Passport User Registration Hits 100,000,000 in Load Test

Did you know that each time you log into Facebook, check your email or fire up Candy Crush, a software engineer has thought about user registration and authentication. Hopefully she has thought a lot about it. For example, what happens if Call of Duty goes offline for maintenance and then six million users try to log back in at the same time? It could take days for users to get back online if peak loads aren’t planned for.

Our CleanSpeak product filters billions of messages in any given month, so when we started developing Passport a few years ago we spent a lot of time thinking about scale and performance.

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