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Pingdom’s must-read articles #57

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SUMMARY: Another selection by @pingdom of articles about web performance, the Internet, and technology in general. Tweet this

In this ongoing series of blog posts, we bring you a set of articles from around the web that we think you should consider having a read through. Here’s this week’s selection. Hopefully you find something interesting and useful.

This week’s suggested reading

  • How Twitter monitors millions of time-series: Ben Lorica writes about how Twitter simplifies the collection, storage, and mining of massive amounts of event data.
  • Salesforce architecture – how they handle 1.3 billion transactions a day: Claude Johnson, a Lead Site Reliability Engineer at Salesforce, presents an architectural overview of its core platform and applications.
  • Measuring web performance: A presentation by Dave Olsen at the HighEdWeb annual conference.
  • Scalability: LogMeIn’s story: Marton Anka, ex-CTO, shares lessons learned and technical details scaling LogMeIn over a decade.
  • Scaling: the problem of more: Robert Sutton discusses the term “scaling” and concludes it can mean a lot of different things.
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