Who knew! The search engine DuckDuckGo runs on Solr and easily handles 1 million deep searches a day. Based on a personal interview with Gabriel Weinberg, founder of Duck Duck Go and a number of related articles this article goes into detail as to what DDG’s architecture looks like in 2012.
The areas reviewed in depth are:
- The Platform
- What’s Inside
- Out Of The Basement And Into AWS (Mostly)
- Searching – It’s Complicated
- Monetization Strategy – Advertising
- Audience Questions
- Lessons Learned
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