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Articles from Nathan Gaberel

Optimizing for high availability in time of crisis

April 09, 2020Nathan Gaberel6 min read

These past few weeks have been tough for many websites. Some of them find themselves with an unprecedented increase in traffic (e.g. video conference software, online grocery stores, social media) and others with a dangerous reduction of users (e.g. car insurance, travel agencies, etc). Although…

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The Meetup Checklist

October 07, 2016Nathan Gaberel4 min read

Three months ago, we organized our first meetup in London: the React Native London meetup. Fourty React Native developers showed up at our office to discuss the use of Redux alongside React Native and a whole lot of other things. Since then we have organized two other such meetups. Overall, I think…

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Autoscaling with AWS

April 15, 2016Nathan Gaberel9 min read

What is autoscaling? Do I need it? A good application should always be able to send responses to users' requests within reasonable delay. That's the whole point of application scaling. Most of the time the scaling process is predictable and happens over a long period of time (weeks, months or even…

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