Drupal Mountain Camp : Systems then and now

During the first Drupal Mountain Camp in the wonderful scenery of Davos, I was given the opportunity to talk about the concepts of virtualized systems, containers and how systems have been provisioned during my time on the job. Several principles of System Design were covered as well as the fact that “new technologies” are maybe […]

Drupal Camp Cape Town 2016 – Fast websites for all of us

I was invited to Drupal Camp Cape Town to present on a topic which is very dear to me: “Fast websites for everyone” I was covering  principles or issues which need to be addressed in order to get sites as quickly as possible to the user. My personal thanks go to the Team behind Drupal Camp Cape Town. […]

To CDN and beyond! Speed up websites beyond the US and Europe

I had the great opportunity to present my findings and stories at the DrupalCon in Dublin. As always, I promised to put together the resources I used during my talk. Here they are: The website obesity crisis Conversion Rates for Websites Amazon Findings Tool: Httpstat If you attended my session, feel free to give feedback on […]

Elasticsearch Session at DrupalCon Barcelona

Yesterday I have had the chance to speak about ELK Stack (Elasticsearch, Logstash and Kibana) at the DrupalCon Barcelona. I promised to put together some links I used during the preparations of my talk. Here they are: Elasticsearch Index Performance Elasticsearch Reference Elasticsearch the definitive Guide Indexing Performance Cheat Sheet Sizing and Swapping Recording Slides […]