Bootstrapping for scale - how not to suck at being lean

A session at Digital Shoreditch Festival 2012

Monday 28th May, 2012

2:30pm to 3:00pm (GMT)

A workshop on how you can scale your site to withstand traffic without throwing hardware at the problem:

Topics will cover:
- Really Apache? Lighthttpd, NginX and other wonders
- Caching, simples!
- Why your ORM might kill you one day
- Queueing is not just for the English

Questions answered :
1. How can I prepare for scale without spending?
2. What techniques are out there that I can use that will make me a better developer?

About the speaker

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Martin Buhr

Founder / Lead Developer, http://Loadzen.com

Martin has been working in digital for over 8 years across all disciplines of web development. No stranger to start-ups, he started off by launching Eurofreelancer - a European freelance skills marketplace, and later Jive.ly - the social network: a twitter clone which received moderately good press on TechCrunch and Digg. Both are now closed but that doesn't mean the work stops. He recently founded Loadzen.com - the simple to use cloud load testing service

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2 attendees

  • Adam Ball
  • Martin Buhr

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  • Shannon Vaughan

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Time 2:30pm3:00pm GMT

Date Mon 28th May 2012

Session types

Talk, Intermediate, Technical

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