Backend infrastructure at Spotify

In this blog post I will give an overview of how we are building our backend infrastructure at Spotify. Our backend infrastructure is very much work in progress – in some areas we have come a long way and in others we have just started. In order to understand why we are building this infrastructure […]


In praise of “boring” technology

In this article I will explain how Spotify uses different mature and proven technologies in our backend service eco-system and architecture, and why we do so. In addition, this article will also attempt to explain when Spotify has chosen not to use certain proven technologies, the reasons why and the associated pitfalls associated with each. […]