Archive for October 2015

Floating IPs: Start Architecting Your Applications for High Availability

High Availability is key to any production environment. It grants us peace of mind knowing our application is architected to withstand failure scenarios. A Floating IP is an IP address that can be instantly moved from one Droplet to another Droplet in the same datacenter. Part of a highly available infrastructure is being able to…

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site-speed

Google Now Counts Site Speed As A Ranking Factor

Google has kept a promise it made last year: Site speed is now a ranking factor in Google’s algorithm, and is already in place for U.S. searchers. But Google also cautions web site owners not to sacrifice relevance in the name of faster web pages, and even says this new ranking factor will impact very…

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