2013: The year of application optimization for the device-driven Internet

For the past few years, our friends at VMblog.com have run an annual prediction series forecasting the trends most likely to drive adoption of cloud and virtualization technologies in the upcoming year. This is the second year in a row that they’ve invited me to contribute, and I thought long and hard about the assignment. Read More

Facebook suffers website outage

Facebook demonstrated last night that even the biggest websites aren’t immune to performance issues now and then. According to our performance monitoring (and by many of the 900 million Facebook users), Facebook (NASDAQ: FB) began experiencing high response times and sporadic unavailability Thursday night and continuing into Friday morning. Checks at 5:28 p.m. PST, 5:33 Read More