Scaling the Stack Overflow Monolithic App by Obsessing Over Performance


Scaling the Stack Overflow Monolithic App by Obsessing Over Performance
At QCon New York 2015, David Fullerton presented a deep-dive into the monolithic C# / MS SQL architecture that powers the Stack Exchange web applications, which includes the Stack Overflow website that serves over 4 billions requests per month.
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Stack Overflow survey: Nearly half of developers are self-taught
A college degree in computer science is not necessarily needed to get up to speed in software development. Almost half of developers never received a degree in that discipline, according to a Stack Overflow survey that polled more than 26,000 persons …
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Cloudflare hiccup nudges Stack Overflow and others offline
Large chunks of the intertubes, including popular programmers' hangout Stack Overflow, were blanked from view earlier this afternoon after a hiccup at cloud hosting and DDoS mitigation outfit Cloudflare. The outage, which lasted for about quarter of an …
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