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.
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 […]
A while back, I posted about some testing we were doing of various software load balancers for WordPress.com. We chose to use Pound and have been using it past 2-ish years. We started to run into some issues, however, so we starting looking elsewhere. Some of these problems were: Lack of true configuration reload support […]