Correct me if I'm misunderstanding. Refer to the following sentence: Stack Overflow copied a key part of the Wikipedia database design. This turned out to be a mistake which will need massive ...
Let's say you work for a company and what you do is develop software for them. You have no idea of the big picture or maybe slight. What you do have are tasks assigned to you via issue tracking ...
Disclaimer: I'm not a real-time architectures expert, I'd like only to throw a couple of personal considerations and evaluate what others would suggest or point out. Let's imagine we'd like to design ...
I've been working through this article to organize my front-end code. It references articles on BEM / SMACSS, which in turn reference other articles. I'm really trying to understand what the best ...
I need to write a notification system manager. Here is my requirements: I need to be able to send a Notification on different platforms, which may be totally different (for exemple, I need to be ...
How can I gather client's data on Google App Engine without using Datastore/Backend Instances too much?
One of the projects I'm working on is online survey engine. It's my first big commercial project on Google App Engine. I need your advice on how to collect stats and efficiently record them in ...
For websites that need to be highly scalable, such as social networks like facebook, what's the best way to design the website? Should I have a web service which the site queries to get data that it ...
When dealing with Azure instances that are under-performing, how do you decide when to scale the instances? Do you scale horizontally by adding more instances or vertically by making the existing ...
The big project I'm working on for a couple years now is a control (and everything) application of an advanced device, heart of its firmware. The device is quite advanced, with more different ...