Raise Cache

A VC : Venture Capital and Technology

It is called Raise Cache and it should be a lot of fun. On the evening of November 17th, the NY tech community is going to throw a party to raise $100k for HackNY. At 8:30pm there is going to be a fashion show featuring members of the tech industry on the runway.

How Etsy caches: hashing, Ketama, and cache smearing

Code as Craft

At Etsy, we rely heavily on memcached and Varnish as caching tiers to improve performance and reduce load. Database and search index query results, expensive calculations, and more are stored in memcached as a look-aside cache read from PHP and Java. Hot keys and cache smearing.

Trending Sources

WordPress Page Caching Faster than Light — @WPEngine releases TachyCache

A Smart Bear: Startups and Marketing for Geeks

Today WP Engine proudly announces a new WordPress page-caching technology which actually delivers pages before the user clicks the link! Dateline April 1, 2012. Austin TX. In a joint venture with CERN, WP Engine has developed a TCP/IP layer on top of a faster-than-light neutrino beam, delivering page content in negative time. Page state and web analytics is preserved forward in time using quantum-entangled cookies.

Fifteen Years Later

K9 Ventures

The entire storage model of the Network Computer can be summarized in one word: cache! All the storage on your local NC is a cache. The entire local hard disk is nothing but a huge cache. The NC checks it’s local cache to see if it has the word-processor software cached in it.

Hackers May Have Stolen The NSA's Most Powerful, Top-Secret CyberWeapons

Inc Startups

Here is what you need to know about the dangerous cache of cyberweapons shared online by a mysterious party called "The Shadow Brokers

Fifteen Years Later

K9 Ventures

The entire storage model of the Network Computer can be summarized in one word: cache! All the storage on your local NC is a cache. The entire local hard disk is nothing but a huge cache. It then asks the user what his application for the machine is and then proceeds to “cache” the appropriate software… over the network. The NC checks it’s local cache to see if it has the word-processor software cached in it. And used from the cache.

Framework Benchmarks

TechEmpower

For the data-connected test, weve deliberately constructed the tests to avoid any framework-provided caching layer. Framework X has in-memory caching, why dont you use that?" What about other caching approaches, then?" About What we do Portfolio People Blog Contact.

Frameworks Round 1

TechEmpower

For the data-connected test, we''ve deliberately constructed the tests to avoid any framework-provided caching layer. Framework X has in-memory caching, why don''t you use that?" What about other caching approaches, then?"

Interrogating DNS Caches - Constantly Learning

Constantly Learning

Framework Benchmarks Round 10

TechEmpower

SQLite tests miss the spirit of the database tests by avoiding network communication to a secondary server (a database server), making them a bit similar to our future caching-enabled test type. The SQLite tests may return once we have the caching test type specified and implemented.

Desperately Seeking a Solution to Google Hangouts Errors 212, 213, 214, 215, 216

Feld Thoughts

I’ve tried clearing the cache, logging out, and resetting the browser / computer, which seems to be the only constructive solutions I can find on the web. I’m a huge Google Hangouts user.

How to Improve Website Load Times – Infographic

Blogtrepreneur | Entrepreneur Blog

Take Advantage of a Caching Plugin A caching plugin like W3 Total Cache can compress files and pages; this enables the website to load faster. Caching plugins can also minimize the file size by removing empty spaces and lines.

Feld.com Automagically Upgraded To HTTPS By Pantheon

Feld Thoughts

Even better, it is powered by their new Global CDN , with over 30 points of presence and the most sophisticated Drupal and WordPress caching technology available on the market. Their CDN speeds up pageloads by 50% to 300% by caching full page content (traditionally almost impossible to achieve with dynamic CMS systems). Use of HTTPS (which stands for HTTP Secure) has grown from 13% of the top one million websites to 19% in the past year.

2 Critical Lessons From The Greatest Cyber-Weapon Leak In History

Inc Startups

Two big changes that must happen now that a cache of powerful cyberweapons, likely belonging to the NSA, has been obtained by a mysterious, hostile actor

11 Low-Hanging Fruits for Increasing Website Speed (and Conversions)

ConversionXL

Memcached is an open source high-performance distributed memory object caching system intended for use in speeding up dynamic web applications by alleviating database load. If you use WordPress, it plays nicely with W3 Total Cache plugin and you can set Memcached to do the caching. #5

Don’t Let Slow Load Times Limit Your Potential

YoungUpstarts

Caching. The most frequently accessed product pages and page elements should be cached so that they don’t have to be repeatedly retrieved on each visit. Set those items to be cached, and they are removed from each reload.

Would You Hire That Guy Who Lists Mensa On His Resume?

Inc Startups

Given the myriad ways that smart people can demonstrate aptitude on a resume, it just feels like an easy way for underachievers to earn cach for their raw intelligence despite their inability to harness it productively

Think about Performance Before Building a Web Application

TechEmpower

Reverse proxies are terrific for what they do: caching and serving static or semi-static content. Reverse-proxies and other front-end caching mechanisms are commonplace in WordPress deployments. “It was running fine.”

Web 99

Six Simple Ways To Digitally Declutter Your Small Business

YoungUpstarts

Clear your cookies and cache. The cache is used by web browsers to accelerate page loading time, but this process saves itself in a file on your computer. By clearing all your browsing data, cache and cookies regularly, you can prevent this from happening.

Reducing Domain Sharding

Code as Craft

Since it can be challenging to change this dynamically (and can cause browser caching issues), people typically settle on a fixed number of shards – usually two. Make sure that your CDN is configured to leave hostname out of the cache key.

How Entrepreneurs Select And Nurture Top Performers

Startup Professionals Musings

They are not looking to build a cache of favors or special attention, and are not willing to make deals that compromise the solutions and can come back to haunt them. Isn’t it amazing that some people you know always seem to be working hard, but never seem to get anything done?

Atomic deploys at Etsy

Code as Craft

Do you clear your caches, graceful your web server, prime your caches, or even stagger your deploys to groups of servers at a time and remove them from your load balancer while they are being updated? It should be possible to atomically update a running server without restarting it and without clearing any caches. When trying to address this problem in the past, I’ve made use of PHP’s realpath cache and APC (a PHP opcode cache, which uses inodes as keys).

How To Set Goals Like You’re Google (Even If You’re Not)

Hunter Walker

A totally private, worldwide high-speed internet with locally cached video and free state-of-the-art PCs for every end user. Imagine a quick transition animation which played when you pressed the Play button that seemed to be a UX affordance but actually allowed us to start caching the video locally so we could tolerate connectivity interruptions in the post-play experience. Embrace the 10x factor.

The 7 Attributes of People Who Get Things Done

Startup Professionals Musings

They are not looking to build a cache of favors or special attention, and are not willing to make deals that compromise the solutions and can come back to haunt them. Isn’t it amazing that some people you know always seem to be working hard, but never seem to get anything done?

A Relevant Tale: How Google Killed Inktomi

Diego Basch

Inktomi didn’t have snippets or caching. Our execs claimed that we didn’t need caching because our crawling cycle was much shorter than Google’s. On March 20th, 2000 Inktomi had a market capitalization of 25 billion dollars.

Reducing Image File Size at Etsy

Code as Craft

For example, there’s load balancing involved with our ImgWriters to spread requests across the cluster, and our ImgCaches have a level of local in-memory caching for images that are frequently requested, coupled with a hashing scheme to reduce duplication of work.

Anatomy of an online ad

High Contrast

Cache busting. Cache busting. This is used for cache busting. A cache-buster is a unique piece of code that prevents a browser from reusing an ad it has already seen and cached, or saved, to a temporary memory file.

Server Rooms And The Importance Of Staying Cool

YoungUpstarts

From storage hardware to networking gear the small business has a small cache of digital technology upon which its growth and prosperity relies.

API First Transformation at Etsy – Operations

Code as Craft

A big step forward was the introduction of HTTP response caching. We had to add caching quickly, and first tried the same cache we use for image serving, Apache Traffic Server.

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Gmail 707 Error

Feld Thoughts

I found a few “clear your browser cache” suggestions, which didn’t help. I entered Gmail hell yesterday morning. Whenever I sent an email from within a browser, I got a 707 error back and Gmail would go into an endless “Retry” loop. It was early Monday morning and I wasn’t ready to deal with this, so I grabbed my iPad and did a bunch of email on it.

5 UX Hacks That Can Immediately Increase Revenue

ConversionXL

Instead, Cache The Collected Data. As form information is entered, cache it in the form fields, so shopper’s don’t have to retype it; speeding up the checkout process. Cache all user collected data, both for speed and to remove frustration.

Registration Form Design with Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn Authentication

SoCal CTO

Facebook changed its data caching policy), many of the issues remain the same. I continually face the challenge of designing and building registration / sign-up pages on a wide variety of different web sites and mobile applications.

Design 102

7 High-Octane Strategies to Boost Site Speed and Leave Competitors in the Dust!

Duct Tape Marketing

Save Time by Enabling Browser Caching. Browser caching is a server-side feature that can reduce this time by asking the browser to store some of the components locally. How to Enable Browser Caching? The above methods will ask the browser to cache static versions of whole pages.

End of the Android Road: Why I got an iPhone

This is going to be BIG.

So, eventually, you start to get "low memory" notices and you're forced to delete your twitter cache and manually move apps from internal memory to the card. I couldn't help but think, "Steve Jobs would never let a user spend time moving apps around memory or worrying about cache clearing.

Why company names & URLs don't matter

Don Dodge on The Next Big Thing

Once a user visits your site one time the browser cache remembers the name and will auto-complete it after the first few letters.or Some founders agonize over the name of their company and pay big bucks to purchase the domain name.

API First Transformation at Etsy – Human aspects & developer adoption

Code as Craft

Also, there was a potential speedup through caching of endpoints. Active Cache Invalidation – it’s hard. Caching the API at different geographic locations (Edge). Another realization is that we should have thought about caching early on.

Why We Hate Ads

Diego Basch

There was a time when searching wasn’t easy, so you had to rely on your memory cache of known things. You could argue that ads were useful in filling that cache, particularly for things that you had not needed or experienced up to that point. If you are aware that you want to find something, you search for it. Now that we have instant online search, that problem is no more.

How To Build Your Personal Brand – 8 Tips

YoungUpstarts

by Pamela Webber, Chief Marketing Officer at 99designs .

Benchmarking Cassandra Scalability on AWS - Over a million writes per second

techblog.netflix.com

Writes stress a data store all the way to the disks, while read benchmarks may only exercise the in-memory cache. We use these for read intensive workloads to cache more data in memory. Wednesday, November 2, 2011.

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Realtime Hadoop usage at Facebook

Sophia Perl of Wisdom

BigData), many companies are using a front end cache (e.g., Last 30 days of comments are in the cache. Last week, Dhruba Borthakur , Hadoop Engineer at Facebook , gave a talk about realtime Hadoop usage at Facebook, mainly for Facebook messages. Hadoop is open source software for distributed computing.