performance Archive

Designing Software for Performance

What does it really mean to design software for high-performance? Performance is such a generic and misunderstood subject. In this talk the subject of performance will be explored. We will focus on what is means to achieve

Software Development at Stack Overflow

Stack Overflow is developed with a hands-on approach, where practical facts always trump theoretical concerns and this allows us to have a unique blend of techniques and approaches to coding. This talk presents Stack Overflow’s usage of

Fault Tolerance Made Easy

Especially scale-out systems, but also more traditional, highly available systems need a fault tolerant application design, because the standard fault tolerance mechanisms on infrastructure level are either not available or not sufficient and therefore must be implemented

Scalling Prezi from 25 to 25 million users has been built on Python code from the start. That’s about the only thing that has remained constant in’s codebase as it grew. Along the way, we’ve had to solve all sorts of interesting problems.

Performance Best Practices with PageSpeed

The PageSpeed family of tools is designed to help you optimize the performance of your website. PageSpeed Insights products will help you identify performance best practices that can be applied to your site, and PageSpeed optimization tools