Geo-distributed WordPress with Kubernetes and TiDB

This article will explore building geo-distributed applications, with a particular focus on using NewSQL databases.

If you can endure some theory, you will be richly awarded in the end with sample code to run your WordPress-powered blog or CMS across three (!) Kubernetes clusters in three (!) different geographical regions.

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Poor performance cost Swedish e-commerce millions in lost Black Friday sales

Poor performance cost Swedish e-commerce millions in lost Black Friday sales

It’s that time of year again! The holiday shopping season has taken off like a rocket, with an estimated 6.5 billion SEK in sales during Black Friday alone. Swedish e-commerce made record sales again, but still, the cost of poor performance is far too high. Our measurements from 2018 and facts from Amazon about the impact of performance on e-commerce show that more than 260 million SEK in potential sales were lost. For no good reason. Read what you can do about it below.

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