Grid is the Guardian’s image management system, which provides a universal and fast experience accessing media that is organised and using it in an affordable way to produce high-quality content.
See the Vision document for more details on the core principles behind this project.
Grid runs as a set of independent micro-services (Scala and Play Framework) exposed as hypermedia APIs (argo) and accessed using a rich Web user interface (AngularJS).
Grid relies on Elasticsearch for blazing-fast searching, and AWS services as additional storage and communication mechanisms.
See the docs for setup and running guides.