Wim Godden

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Wim Godden

Cu.be Solutions


Wim Godden has been working with open source technologies since 1997 and has been involved in open source projects such as OpenX and PHPCompatibility.
Next to web development, he’s worked with a wide range of technologies (from database clusters to Internet backbone design) and focuses a lot of his time on high-scalability projects and on coaching/training web engineers.

Proposals for this user

* Caching and Tuning fun for high scalability

What makes you site capable of scaling from 5 to 5 million visitors/day without rebuilding it from scratch ? Follow this step-by-step approach through various caching techniques, ways to improve or replace your web stack and ways to tune your setup for higher backend and frontend scalability.
Cooking 2014-03-23 15:35:59 +0000
Wim Godden

* Beyond PHP/Python/Ruby/Java/... : it's not (just) about the code !

Most web developers focus on writing code. But creating web applications is about much more than just writing code. Take a step outside the code cocoon and into the big web ecosphere to find out how small code changes can make a world of difference on servers and network. This talk is an eye-opener for developers who spend over 80% of their time coding, debugging and testing.
Chemistry 2014-03-23 15:47:22 +0000
Wim Godden

* Bringing bright ideas to life, successfully

So you have the idea that will make you the next Twitter or Facebook. But how do you actually turn that into a successful service ? What hurdles do you have to take and what pitfalls will you need to avoid ?
Business 2014-03-23 15:42:39 +0000
Wim Godden

* When dynamic becomes static : the next step in web caching techniques

Tools like Varnish can improve scalability for static sites, but when user-specific content is needed, a hit to the backend webserver is still needed, causing scalability issues. We'll look at a new Nginx module which implements a fast and scalable solution to this problem, changing the way developers think about designing sites with user-specific content.
Chemistry 2014-03-23 15:39:43 +0000
Wim Godden