Hacking the System Design Interview:

Real Big Tech Interview Questions and In-depth Solutions

Author: Stanley Chiang

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#1 Book Pick for System Design Interviews by Five Books in 2022.

Get the inside edge for your system design interview.

Written by a software engineer at Google, this book will teach you how to ace the system design interview. This book includes real interview questions based on hundreds of interviews conducted at big tech companies, and their detailed solutions. Learn software and system fundamentals in clear and engaging lessons, distilled from 15+ years of experience.

In this book, you will learn:

  • A systematic approach to tackling any system design question by studying step-by-step solutions to real system design interview questions
  • How to design systems by using recurring components, the building blocks of systems
  • The fundamentals of a software system: servers, services, machines, applications, components, and modules
  • Patterns in service design: microservices vs. monolith, orchestration vs. choreography, loose coupling, and high cohesion
  • Database concepts: data modeling, relational vs. NoSQL, denormalization, replication, and consistency
  • Distributed system principles: integration, networking protocols, REST vs. RPC, and CAP theorem

Based on hundreds of interviews, Hacking the System Design Interview is the definitive guide to learning about systems and building a comprehensive foundation for your interview. It provides an insider view of the big tech interview process, and provides proven techniques that will help you succeed in your interview.

Hacking the System Design Interview will prepare you for success in your next tech interview. Get the book today, and get your dream job tomorrow.

Walk through designs of recurring components that are the building blocks of systems:

  • Web server
  • API gateway
  • Load balancer
  • Distributed cache
  • Asynchronous queue
  • Object storage
  • CDN
  • Fan-out service
  • Unique ID generator
  • And more ...

Learn a systematic approach to tackling any system design question by studying step-by-step solutions to real system design interview questions, including:

  • Newsfeed and Timeline: build a performant system that provides real-time newsfeed updates.
  • Rideshare Application: use R-trees to build a system for spatial indexing and location-based searching.
  • Social Network Graph Search Algorithm: create a bidirectional search to traverse a social network.
  • Track the Most Frequently Accessed Items: use a count-min sketch to reduce the space complexity in a system that processes large volumes of data.
  • Autocomplete System: use a trie data structure to perform prefix lookup in a real-time typeahead system.
  • Distributed Message Queue: scale a system with asynchronous and event-driven architecture.
  • And more ...

About the Author

Stanley Chiang is a software engineer at Google, where he designs and builds large-scale distributed systems. He previously worked at technology startups, where he created and scaled systems from zero to millions of users. He has also worked in quantitative trading at Goldman Sachs, building high-frequency trading algorithms. He holds a B.A. in Physics and an M.S. in Applied Mathematics, both from Harvard University.

Author
Stanley Chiang
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Paperback
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USA
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1
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244
Publisher
Independently published
Year
2022
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