I like Apple. But I guess this is going to be the first time in 10 years I'm not buying a new MacBook Pro. Not because of the USB-C annoyance everyone's complaining about (after all, you have to lean into the future, quoting Jeff Bezos, and to be honest, Apple - is the only company that can actually force users into a new technology).
This is a technical post for developers who have issues with Comodo SSL certificates on IIS webservers are sometimes showing "non-secure" warnings in mobile Chrome browser on Android devices (and sometimes on Macs), while everything works perfectly on desktop computers and iOS. We've had this issue in the past - some of the customers who use the hosted helpdesk app were complaining about similar issues
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Ages ago, when I was still studying computer science back in Russia, me and all the other "future engineers" in my class were wasting hours and hours playing "Quake I" deathmatch over the network in the computer lab (instead of actually doing the lab work).
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.