• Using App Engine at Scale – Web Development
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    Using App Engine at Scale – Web Development

    So we just spent our last unit, unit 6, talking about scaling and basically 101 uses of memcache. Now, a lot of the things that we talked about in scaling, you know, adding new app servers and adding more memcaches and scaling the DB horizontally and through sharding App Engine does for you. And have you guys been taking advantages of those features? Has that worked out for you in production? Absolutely. The auto-scaling is probably the best feature of it. It works really smoothly. It’s very transparent. And, our traffic definitely has peaks and valleys. You know, there’s been a lot of press, and that brings a lot of…

  • GCP Architecture: Web Application (Get Cooking in Cloud)
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    GCP Architecture: Web Application (Get Cooking in Cloud)

    PRIYANKA VERGADIA: Welcome to “Get Cooking in Cloud,” where we share the best recipes to apply in your cloud kitchen. I’m Priyanka Vergadia. And in this episode, we will talk about creating websites on Google Cloud. [MUSIC PLAYING] If your business revenue and customer satisfaction depends on the availability and scalability of your website, then you are at the right place. In this episode, we will present four reference architectures that let you scale small or go large depending on your needs. So let’s dive in. At a high level, there are four different recipes to build websites. Depending on where you are in your cloud journey, your business needs,…

  • User Agent Header – Web Development
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    User Agent Header – Web Development

    >>Okay, so I want to add a little more about user agents. So it’s, it’s one of the most important headers in an HTTP request. And when we were doing Reddit, user agents were really important to us. So we had the site that was online and really popular. And users were always you know, often writing scripts to, to pull content out on Reddit. And, you know, mostly they were doing good things. They were building you know, tools to, you know, do data collections so they can do some, you know, cool blog post about how Reddit works and that sort of thing. Sometimes they’re doing bad things.…

  • Web Performance: SEO Mythbusting
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    Web Performance: SEO Mythbusting

    People often find that their sales will go up, they’ll get more engagement From audiences. They didn’t know they had just because they can now access the content Hello and welcome to another episode of SEO myth busting with me today Is Ada Rose Cannon and you’re working for Samsung? Is that right? What do you do at Samsung? So for Samsung I’m a developer advocate for the web browser Samsung Internet. Samsung Internet is a web browser for Android phones. You can get it from the Play Store but not a lot of people have heard about it So there’s lots what I do is trying to raise awareness…