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Pingdom’s must-read articles #61

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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

  • 25 HTML5 speed tips: Microsoft’s Jatinder Mann shares 25 top tips for high performance web apps.
  • The tech stack behind Keen IO’s analytics backend service: Interview with Josh Dzielak at Keen IO about their stack and what their engineering workflow looks like.
  • What it takes to run Stack Overflow: Nick Craver details the architecture behind the Stack Overflow site.
  • How HipChat scales to 1 billion messages: Zuhaib Siddique, engineer at HipChat, explains how it uses CouchDB, ElasticSearch, and Redis to handle the site’s load.
  • How Amazon is building substations, laying fiber and generally doing everything to keep cloud costs down: At the recent AWS re:Invent event Amazon Web Services VP James Hamilton described how it keep its costs as low as possible.
  • How a small team scales Instagram: Mike Krieger discusses Instagram’s best and worst infrastructure decisions, building and deploying scalable and extensible services.

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6 comments
KristinaRoy
KristinaRoy

I am really impresses with your post. All link in your post very useful and appreciate to all tech lovers. Thank to share this post with us.

friv2
friv2

Believe me when I say that this is simply the best article I have ever had the privilege to read on this topic.  It has taken my mind into a whole new arena of thought.



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vojislav_rodic
vojislav_rodic

Will you publish your traditional Internet in numbers for year 2013? It has been a most interesting and valuable post for years.

carmelasora
carmelasora

Quindi è molto meglio avere un sito di "Autonoleggio" sia per i motori di ricerca che per i clienti veloce.

Ad esempio qui in Aeroporto di Alghero ci sono sito molto lenti dove i clienti vanno via e non tornano perché il sito web non è veloce.