In this talk at Berkeley, Jeff Dean's slides contain the following note, about a third of the way through the presentation: Non-intuitive: remove capacity under load to improve latency (?!) The ...
I'm launching a new site soon and I expect it to make it into mainstream media. At this point, I'm not sure our server will be able to handle all of the requests. Is there a way that I can detect the ...
Am planning to run a chat script on my Apache server and it uses polling every second to receive messages. I know about Comet etc, but I do not want to use them at the current time. I am wondering if ...