Tag: scaling

How to Optimize an API

Optimization can mean a lot of things like simplifying a process, reducing data and even speeding up response time.

An API often has three different ways we can optimize it.

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6 Tips For Better Handling Traffic Spikes

As a software developer, and technology manager, I’ve had a lot of experience in the past with variable website traffic.

In the past, I’ve worked on business to consumer information websites, I’ve worked on payment gateways and even on a few ecommerce sites.

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Setting Up Caching on Apache

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For the majority of websites, a great amount of the content doesn’t change from day to day or even month to month.

When a site gets a lot of repeat traffic we can dramatically reduce the load and costs by caching.

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