Development Follow 687 Followers Early Adopter of HTTP/2, Speaks to InfoQ

by Michael Redlich Follow 15 Followers on  Nov 30, 2016 recently announced that they are adopting the HTTP/2 protocol. Gerald Gorman, tech entrepreneur, CEO, and co-founder of, spoke to InfoQ about their technology implementation, their position on microservices and lightweight containers, their unique search engine, and their use of social media.


HybridCluster announce free non-commercial licenses

by Chris Swan Follow 588 Followers on  Feb 05, 2014 2

HybridCluster have announced a free for non-commercial use license for their cloud hosting platform. The platform supports Linux, Apache, MySQL and PHP (LAMP) applications, and provides high availability and auto scaling with a combination of ‘AwesomeProxy’ a proprietary multi-protocol proxy server, lightweight containers and a ZFS based storage fabric.


Do We Need LAMP as PaaS in the Cloud?

by Abel Avram Follow 11 Followers on  May 29, 2010 8

LAMP has been a major platform for the Internet, but current cloud offerings do not seem to include LAMP as PaaS. Is LAMP needed in a cloud computing world?


Presentation: Facebook: Science and the Social Graph

by Abel Avram Follow 11 Followers on  Mar 26, 2009 9

In this presentation filmed during QCon SF 2008, Aditya Agarwal discusses Facebook’s architecture, more exactly the software stack used, presenting the advantages and disadvantages of its major components: LAMP (PHP, MySQL), Memcache, Thrift, Scribe.


Sun purchases MySQL: Perspectives and Analysis on the Impact

by Ryan Slobojan Follow 0 Followers on  Jan 17, 2008 6

In a move which caught many off guard, Sun Microsystems announced that it would be acquiring MySQL AB, the company which owns and develops the MySQL database, for $1 Billion USD. InfoQ analyzed the announcement and reactions and spoke with Kevin Harvey, Chairman of the MySQL board of directors, to learn more about this deal and what it may mean for the future.


Debate: Why are most large-scale websites not written in Java?

by Ryan Slobojan Follow 0 Followers on  Oct 29, 2007 7

Nati Shalom of GigaSpaces recently asked why most large-scale websites were written in languages other than Java. This question touched off a large debate in the Java community, and InfoQ took the opportunity to learn more about the major viewpoints surrounding this issue.


Read/Write Splitting with MySQL-Proxy

by Gavin Terrill Follow 1 Followers on  Oct 17, 2007

Read/Write Splitting is an innovative use of the recently released MySQL Proxy that implements a master/slave database replication solution. Using this technique, SELECT queries are sent to slave instances, while transactional queries run against the master instance.


A Twitter in a Teapot?

by James Cox Follow 0 Followers on  Apr 19, 2007

Just over a week's gone by and the community is still buzzing with the Rails scalability debate. Developers are asking the defining question: does Web 2.0 darling prove Rails can't scale? James Cox gives InfoQ readers a comprehensive summary.

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