The Issuu Ecosystem: a Real Life Perspective on Web-scale Infrastructure

Issuu provides a distribution platform for print publications and viewers for a range of devices. Much like on YouTube, users can upload content and share links to a viewer that displays the content. Issuu has more than 11,500,000 publications, serves over four billion pages a month to 70 million unique …

Scaling Real-time Apps on Cloud Foundry Using Node.js and Redis

Learn how to deploy and manage real-time applications on Cloud Foundry using common Node.js examples and Redis key-value store capabilities. Common applications being built on Node.js like social networking and chat require real-time scaling capabilities across multiple instances. Developers need to deal with sticky sessions, scale-up, scale-down, instance crash/restart, and …