Think about Performance Before Building a Web Application


” In our performance consulting work, we often hear variations of the following: “Our web application was running fine with a few hundred users. Web application performance is a broad discipline. However, most web applications are not blogs or news sites.

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Fifty years of the internet

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After we typed the first two letters from our computer room at UCLA, namely, “Lo” for “Login,” the network crashed. Leonard Kleinrock. Contributor. Share on Twitter. Leonard Kleinrock is the Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Computer Science at the UCLA Samueli School of Engineering.

Framework Benchmarks


Among the many factors to consider when choosing a web development framework, raw performance is easy to objectively measure. This machine is responsible for hosting the web application exclusively. Web servers. About What we do Portfolio People Blog Contact.

Web 3.0

SoCal Tech Calendar

Saturday, August 27, 2011 -- Web 3.0: dramatic shift in business and technology is taking place as the Social Web (Web 2.0) evolves into the Semantic Web (Web 3.0). Networks link spartphones, in-car computer, televisions, and home media networks. Join us for the timely 6 hour seminar on the concepts, current systems and forecasting the impact of Web 3.0 Concepts, Technologies and Evolving Business Models. SoCal AMA.

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Frameworks Round 2


Last week, we posted the results of benchmarking several web application development and frameworks. Web servers. The response was tremendous. We received comments, recommendations, advice, criticism, questions, and most importantly pull requests from dozens of readers and developers.

Web Hackers Targeting Social Networking Sites


Carlsbad-based Breach Security , a developer of Internet security software, has released the results of a security report, saying that nineteen percent of all online attacks in 2009 so far have been based on social networking sites. According to the company's Web Hacking Incidents Database (WHID) 2009 Bi-Annual Report, hackers are taking advantage of user generated content, Twitter, and other Web 2.0 web sites to launch their hacking attempts.

Los Angeles Web Developer


Just the kind of person I like to meet. :) But I was a bit surprised when he emphasized how hard it had been for them to find a web developer in Los Angeles. My flippant comment was, “If you do a Google search for Los Angeles web developer, you’ll find a LOT of people and firms.” Web design typically refers to the process of interface design and graphic design. The result of web design are static pages as graphics or HTML.

What Should You Make of the Web Summit Controversy? A View Behind the Scenes

Both Sides of the Table

Like many of you I read the Is Web Summit a Scam article making the rounds this week. I have attended Web Summits three times – it is not a scam. I even wrote about my experiences attending Web Summit , something I rarely ever write about. ” So how should you feel about Web Summit, DreamForce, TechCrunch Disrupt, CES, SxSW or any of the myriad of tech events that are put on every year? So what will you get out of Web Summit or any big conference?

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NetDNA Connects CDN To Web Apps, Services


Los Angeles-based content delivery network (CDN) provider NetDNA is making it easier for web application developers to use its CDN services, saying Monday that it has launched a new service to embed web acceleration capabilities into their web services and applications. The company said its new NetDNA Acceleration Platform gives web developers ability to control CDN provisioning--either as a way to resell CDN services, or to help boost their site performance.

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Nimble Links Contact Records, Web Pages


Nimble , the developer of web-based, contact management software, said Thursday that it has enhanced its software to allow users to link any web page to contact records in the product. Nimble's web-based software lets users track all of their interaction with a customer or client, including emails, social networking activity, phone calls, and more. The firm has been looking to bring contact management into the web-based, social age with its software.

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Understanding the Power of Your Human Networks

Both Sides of the Table

The critical skill is not just your immediate network but the network beyond that you can tap into if you’ve earned the right through nurturing your 1-degree relationships. Building Your Network. Either you have a well established network or you don’t.

LogicMonitor Ties Into Amazon Web Services


Santa Barbara-based LogicMonitor , which develops IT infrastructure monitoring software, said today that it has connected its tools to Amazon Web Services. The company said its platform now has the ability to monitor Amazon Web Services instances and services. The company said the new monitoring capabilities include monitoring of SQS, DynamoDB, S3, and monitoring Amazon billing data.

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MaxCDN Ties With Web Firewall Provider


Los Angeles-based content delivery network operator MaxCDN said this morning that it has integrated its platform with a website firewall provider, Sucuri. maxcdn firewall network content delivery sucuri ddos Financial details of the link were not announced. Sucuri develops the CloudProxy Website Firewall, which is designed to provide firewall and intrusion detection for websites, in addition to protectin gfrom distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks. READ MORE>>.

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Web Framework Performance - Startup Founders Need to See These Numbers


In Web Framework Benchmarks , there are some very interesting and surprising numbers around the performance of various web frameworks. Startup Founders really need to see these numbers. And I hope you are not running on Cake PHP when you see these numbers.

The End of the Web? Don’t Bet on It. Here’s Why

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The top line is available storage (S), the middle line represents processing power (following Moore’s law) or (P) and the bottom line is the Network (N). In it he asserts that the web is dying and in its ashes will see the rise of the “App Internet.”

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Web Analytics Wednesday

SoCal Tech Calendar

Wednesday, August 25, 2010 -- Web Analytics Wednesday. Area web, social media, analytics and tech professional come together for an evening of networking and informal presentations. See [link] (more

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FastSoft Aims At Web Retailers


Pasadena-based FastSoft , the Caltech spinout which develops web acceleration software, said today that it has released a version of its products aimed at Internet retailers and web properties. According to the firm, the upgrade includes custom graphs and diagnostics tools aimed at helping network operators optimize for end user experience and troubleshoot problems in their network, and also includes a TCP packet capture tool.

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EdgeCast Targets Web Applications With New Service


Santa Monica-based EdgeCast Networks , the content deliver network (CDN) provider, said today that it is targeting the performance of web applications with a new delivery service. The firm said its has announced a beta of a new, Application Delivery Network, which will help speed up availability of web applications. The firm claimed its service can help web apps run 200 to 400 percent faster.

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AnyMeeting Targets Network Marketing Firms


Huntington Beach-based AnyMeeting , which provides free web conferencing and online meeting services, is announcing this morning that it is aiming at large "network marketing" firms with a new program. conference conferencing free marketing network anymeeting

The Web is Against the Ropes, But it’s Not Dead

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I had a really fun 20-minute interview with Howard Lindzon of Stock Twits as part of a 5-part series on whether the web is dead. The topic of whether the web is dead was kicked off by Chris Andersen of Wired Magazine in this article.

Web 329 Buys Web Hosting Customers


Irvine-based , which operates a local search site and network, announced today that it has acquired 22,000 web hosting subscribers from LaRoss Partners, in a deal worth approximately $2.6M said those web hosting customers pay approximately $35 per month for web hosting services, provided by a third party. As part of the deal, said it also has the option to buy another 10,000 web hosting subscribers during the first quarter of 2010.

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Social Web Startup Signs Deal with AP to Distribute Sports Scores


Under their agreement, this fall ScoreStream will begin distributing and publishing high school football scores across 42 states through the AP and other media networks (including ScoreStream’s own website). The Associated Press, which shares news with member newspapers, Web outlets, and broadcasters around the world, Read more » Reprints | Share: UNDERWRITERS AND PARTNERS.

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More Web Events in Los Angeles


I’ve updated my earlier post on Networking Events Los Angeles with some great suggestions from Lorin Cha who I just met through LinkedIn. However, there are some great folks who have lots of experience also attending so the networking and discussion is generally pretty great. And take a look at Networking Events Los Angeles for the complete list

Active Network Releases Web-based Events Management Product


San Diego-based The Active Network , an operator of a network of services for community, sports, and other organizations, said today that it has released a new product focused on event management. Active Network entered the events management business in January 2008, with the acquisition of event management software firms RegOnline and WingateWeb. Tags: active network event management activeevents ondemand saas software

FabFitFun expands its video reach with a new experiment in live programming

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With the push into live television, FabFitFun moves one step closer toward the vision of creating a millennial version of morning programming like the Today show or something like the Home Shopping Network.

Social Networking Addiction Bears Fruit

Eric Greenspan

I’ve been engaged with social networking for some time now, starting with Myspace and Facebook and just recently (within the last 30 days), Twitter. I have vanity urls setup at just about every site on the web. Isn’t social networking amazing?

5 Common Misconceptions of Web Design: Insights from the Yoga Sutras

From the Venture Trenches

The pride and effort they have placed in building up their business should be reflected through their web presence. With over three billion local search queries in any given month on Google alone, no business can afford not to be on the web.

Visible Networking


This past week has had an interesting confluence of events that's led me to conclude that I want to start doing a lot of visible networking among the tech / web crowd here in Los Angeles. I want to take you through a bit of what brought me here, because I think it will help explain what I mean by visible networking. Person 2: Very discouraging (few if any happy with their networking efforts) but not unexpected. With that, I look forward to visible networking with you.

Entreprenuer Network


skip to main | skip to sidebar SoCal CTO Thursday, March 1, 2007 Entreprenuer Network Great post by Ben Kuo - The Importance of the “Network&# to Entrepreneurs - the informal connections between people in the technology industry here who have a vested interest in helping entrepreneurs take their companies to the next level. What I mentioned in Events and Networking in Los Angeles was that its somewhat hard in LA to count on networking events to build networks.

Mingly Launches Mingly Web and MyPeople | Manage Your TwitFaceMailBookLink

Tech Zulu Event

The irony: a sad state that even with the huge number of social network applications we have at our disposal, we’re oftentimes lost, unable to keep up, or still lose touch so easily.

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Interview with Gary Bishop, Network Automation


Our profile this morning is with Network Automation , a Los Angeles company competing in the IT automation market. Southern California--despite the lack of huge, name brand firms-- has a significant number of enterprise software companies, of which Network Automation is just one.

SweetLabs Debuts New Game Network


San Diego-based SweetLabs , the developer behind the desktop app marketplace software Pokki, is circling back towards its roots promoting and helping developers gain distribution for their software, with the launch of a new game network. The firm said its new Pokki Game Network is aimed at game developers, and helps them acquire users by converting their web and social games into desktop versions, and promoting these apps through leading PC software channels and app stores.

FastSoft Targets Dynamic Web Pages, Video


Pasadena-based FastSoft , the Caltech spinout which develops Internet acceleration devices, said today that it has bolstered its algorithms used its product to support dynamic web pages and video. The firm said it is targeting Internet retailers, social networking sites, and content delivery network (CDN) providers with the product.

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Active Network Names CFO


San Diego-based The Active Network has named a new Chief Financial Officer, Scott Mendel. Active Network is an operator of a wide range of marketing and events management, sports community sites, and local event registration web sites. Tags: active network executive The firm announced today that Mendel has joined the firm from General Electric, where he had served for over 20 years. Mendel was most recently Chief Financial Officer of GE's Healthcare IT division.

Social Networking (the Shorter Version) Past, Present, Future

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Social Networks: Past, Present & Future. I recently spoke at Caltech at the Caltech / MIT Enterprise Forum on “the future of social networking,&# the 30-minute video is here and the PowerPoint presentation is here on DocStoc ). Social Networking in Web 1.0.