Facebook release engineering takes a new approach to the big release
A point-blank blaming system requires that all developers must be online at the release and ready to take action if any of their code breaks. Luckily, if you do mess up, you can redeem yourself by restocking the bar at the immediate end of the workstation.
Cloud Perflift for 2012 – Will have Cost Impact
Traditionally, cloud computing platforms offered either a choice between old technology, low-cost public storage and more expensive, higher performance private clouds. Now, as buyers are wising up to performance impacts on revenue, there is a push in the market for solutions that offer a high availability, secure alternative for the smaller consumer. This hybrid cloud demand will drive up the cost of low-end solutions up.
Network Latency is No Longer an Enterprise Concern
As more and more people rely on richer web applications for entertainment and communication, network latency has a bigger impact on the home user. However for the typical user, unlike someone on trading networks on Wall Street, one cannot simply ask their provider for a better connection. Luckily, new products are development that help manage the consumer’s network – such as setting priority to certain packets that need to be delivered faster.
Amazon S3 Storage Growth for Q1 2012 Triggers Conflicting Press
Amazon reported growth in the first quarter of 2012 to their S3 services from 762 billion stored objects at the end of Q4 2011 to 905 billion objects. However, the data provided on the blog was confusing as it provided yearly numbers prior to Q1 2012 – resulting conflicting news reactions. The question still remains did S3 growth slow down or accelerate?
Web Performance for Everyone!
Many network optimization techniques developed by major high scalability internet companies are now available as consumer products. Now, websites have an easier time scaling to more traffic without having to develop in house solutions.