The Internal Design of's Multi-Tenant Architecture

Rob Woollen

Rob Woollen ( provides a scalable multi-tenant cloud platform for more than 135,000 applications. This talk details the internal architecture behind the cloud including our shared multi-tenant resources, query processing and optimization, metadata-driven applications, and procedural development via Apex code.

About the speaker: Rob Woollen is a Principal Architect at At Salesforce Rob leads the architecture for Salesforce Chatter, a real-time collaboration platform. Prior to Salesforce, Rob spent 9 years with BEA Systems serving as the WebLogic Server Chief Architect. Rob holds a BSE in computer science from Princeton University.

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