Tag Archives: Cache

Simulating Cache Hit Rates

Running performance benchmarks measures systems under real load, but takes a fair bit of effort. Simulations can help understand the characteristics of a system with a lot less effort (and somewhat less accuracy). For this blog post I knocked up a quick PHP script to simulate random hits to a page cache to explore the […]

Fastly and Magento

This is a quick post on some of the technical benefits of Fastly and how it can be used with a Magento store. This is not intended as an endorsement of Fastly over other CDN offerings – it is just some technical information on Fastly that I think is interesting. Note: Magento Cloud has announced […]