Fail(over) upward!

Failing sucks. No one ever wants to fail. But sometimes it's possible to fail upward, meaning we turn a bad thing into something not so bad. What does this have to do with serving your app, you ask? Well, servers aren't perfect. Sometimes they fail. But it's hard to know…

Remove render bottlenecks with Fly

Deep in the nethers of internetland, there's an e-commerce site that takes 22 seconds to load. The products are great, but nobody's gonna wait. There's lots of quality new traffic, but the bounce rate is astronomic. Every premature bounce is wasted marketing. The worst part? Impatient people don't buy, so…