I'm currently working on a web mail client. When a user logs in, I'm fetching all the mails from the INBOX from the beginning of time. As expected this is pretty darn slow. I'm planning to implement ...
Here's an API concept which could be useful for performance optimisation. It's an example of key-based cache expiry applied to a broader internet-wide context instead of the internal Memcached-style ...
I work on a few high traffic websites that all share the same database and that are all heavily database driven. Our SQL server is max-ed out and, although we have already implemented many changes ...
Let's say I have a web service that is poorly written and inefficient, but it's output is cached so there's no bottleneck. Do you just leave it? Would you go as far as to take deliberate shortcuts ...
I am planning on purchasing this book to learn more about C++ programming with regards to fast code. However, the book was published in 1999 and I am worried most of it may be irrelevant now due to ...
Are there any Java-specific techniques (things which wouldnt apply to C++) for writing low latency code, in Java? I often see Java low latency roles and they ask for experience writing low latency ...
I'm looking to make some performance enhancements to our site, but I'm not sure exactly where to begin. We have some custom object caching, but I think that we can do better. Our Business We ...
In at least the web development field, web servers are everywhere but are backed by very few database servers. As web servers get hit with requests they execute large queries on the database, putting ...