This week we started testing our global anycast network. We have a real-time map which shows which people are served by each location. Today we have three locations online, we hope to have 10-12 by the end of the year. The Internet is definitely not a big truck…
Batcache version 1.2 was released today. It fixes a fun bug that could cause incorrect cached content to be returned in some cases. The default Batcache key has been updated to include $_SERVER[‘REQUEST_METHOD’] which means when you upgrade, all of your keys will be immediately invalidated. For most folks using a short TTL this won’t…
Formula 1 Tickets
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Nginx Case Study
A case study I worked on with Andrew Alexeev at Nginx was republished on High Scalability. The Hacker News thread has some good conversation as well.
Nginx, SPDY, and Automattic
Yesterday, Valentin Bartenev, a developer at Nginx, Inc., announced SPDY support for the Nginx web server. SPDY is a next-generation networking protocol developed by Google and focused on making the web faster. More information on SPDY can be found on Wikipedia. At Automattic, we have used Nginx since 2008. Since then, it has made its…