I was asked to make some small technical presentation about specific application scalability. The application is developed using Java, Spring MVC, Hibernate. I have access to the application source ...
I was studying about the infrastructure being used by Facebook, as I was developing a website based on social interaction for a university project. Facebook is using Tornado Web Server as its ...
Scala is billed as a scalable language, a feature that's even included in its name: The name Scala is a portmanteau of "scalable" and "language", signifying that it is designed to grow with the ...
In the Q&A section of this talk, Douglas Crockford says that jQuery doesn't scale as well as some other popular libraries. What does he mean by that, and what is it about the other libraries that ...
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 ...
In choosing a technology for internet applications where the number of users may scale over time, which one should we consider: Java or Python? What are the considerations in choosing one and not the ...
What makes a language scalable ? I believe scalability is more about system design. It sounds really odd to me, to say that one language is more scalable than the another.
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 ...
Myself and a fellow PHP dev are starting to research a new web app that we think (hope) will have a global reach. The trouble is that, whilst we both consider ourselves capable, we are concerned with ...
I was recently asked as an exercise to design a scalable graph. My first intuition was how to seperate the graph and distribute it (sharding,consistent hashing..etc) Turns out my thinking was on ...
I'm studying the differences between NoSQL and SQL, and what makes the first more scalable. I think I got the point, so I'll try to explain: Suppose an app has a list of billions of users, each with ...