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3 items tagged “scalability”


UK Scale Camp. We’re hosting a one day web performance and scalability unconference at the Guardian on the 4th of December. If you’re involved in running a high-scale website in the UK (or abroad) we’d love you to come along. Spaces are going fast. # 4th November 2009, 11:12 pm


Why Google App Engine is broken and what Google must do to fix it. Aral Balkan describes a number of critical issues with App Engine. If you’re considering building something serious on it you need to read this article; I’ve run in to several of these problems myself just running toy projects on the platform. Here’s hoping they get addressed in the near future. # 3rd October 2008, 10 pm


Google Seattle conference on scalability. Google are hosting a conference on scalability in Seattle on June 23rd. They’ve just put out the CfP. # 10th March 2007, 4:37 pm