In our live session today, we discussed 2 important topics for System Design Interviews.
- Capacity Estimation: We went over tips and tricks to do Capacity Estimations during interviews. We also went over when you don't need to do capacity estimations. Then, we estimated three things for a Youtube-like site:
- Levels of Caching: we went over the different kinds of caching in a web application. Often for interviews, we focus only on distributed caches like Redis. However, a lot of caching goes on outside of this. We discussed these different levels.
We have attached notes below. As always, to access these sessions live, please join our trial at Interview Camp!