Many bloggers and marketers recommend republishing your blog on Medium because it gets your content in front of new audiences and apparently that works really well.
Every time our server experiences some hiccups - read-timeouts, CPU-overloads, out-of-memory overflows etc. - I'm tempted to throw more money into our Amazon account and forget about it. That's what most companies do anyway.
Say you have a pretty general Windows server, that runs Microsoft IIS (webserver), MS SQL (database engine) and probably some basic stuff, like SMTP, SSH etc. etc.
Here are some I/O performance hacks I came up with when trying to optimize our Amazon EC2 instances on Windows
TL;DR if your SaaS app has some sort of email-sending functionality in it - beware of spammers who will register trial accounts massively and use it to send spam.
An ex-coworker of mine has posted this gem to a russian bash.org, so I decided to translate this and steal all the credit post this to my blog under his permission.
TL;DR: You can use a CDN service (free, no technical knowledge required) to minimize your TTFB - "Time to First Byte" - which turns out to be an important SEO metric.
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After upgrading my Windows 8.1 to Windows 10 I started having issues with Metro apps and the Store. It was simply not working.
Google Analytics is a fine product. It's nice, free, easy-to-install and ready-to-use right out of the box, while at the same time offering advanced configuration options and data-mining opportunities to those who want it.
A radio-button, AKA "an option button" is a UI element known to every web/mobile/desktop developer: it allows choosing only one out of a set of options.