27 Nov '12, 9pm

Engine Yard Cloud in Australia - Solving the Speed of Light Problem

Engine Yard Cloud in Australia - Solving the Speed of Light Problem

I am very excited to announce that your Engine Yard Cloud account can provision new environments in an Australia datacenter. This is in part thanks to our infrastructure provider Amazon, and part due to the quick work by our Engine Yard engineers to add and test the new region. We already had regions in Singapore, Japan and West Coast USA so why is a region in Australia/New Zealand so exciting? It solves the pesky speed of light problem with respect to latency, in a manner of speaking. Why is latency an issue? Ilya Grigorik wrote a wonderful article on the importance of latency, not bandwidth, as the web performance bottleneck : “For every 20ms improvement in latency, we have a linear improvement in page loading times. There are many good reasons for this: an average page is composed of many small resources, which require many connections, and TCP performance of each is cl...

Full article: https://www.engineyard.com/blog/2012/engine-yard-cloud-au...

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