System design for dummies — part 1
Please read part 0 to get an overview of what to expect in this article series.
This part focuses on the preparation materials required to nail the system design interview. Knowledge alone isn’t sufficient to excel at the system design interview, but a solid theoretical foundation is necessary.
You’ll need to go for depth as much as for breadth. Go slow & really understand the concepts. Don’t spend more than a couple of hours on a single article or video in one sitting. This is a firehose of information & your ability to absorb & retain…