Raj Chohan

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Latency Kills and How You Can Improve It in GAE Apps

High latency can kill a user’s experience and hurt your bottom line. An Amazon study found that every tenth of a second added to how long it took to render a web page had adverse effects on revenue. Google found that a drop in half a second in responsiveness resulted in a 20% drop in users. 1

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Google App Engine Memcache API in AppScale

The Memcache API is the simplest in the set of GAE APIs.

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What does it mean to copyright an API?

Lead Engineer Raj Chohan dives into what it means to copyright an API.

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Google App Engine Search API in AppScale

The Search API provides a simple API to index and search structured data.

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AppScale 2.2 Released

Hey AppScalers! Today we're releasing 2.2.0 which has our initial implementation of the search API powered by SOLR.

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Spread All Over: AppScale as a Distributed System

Google App Engine operates at massive scale and is able to do so by having multiple independent components working together to provide a highly available and fault tolerant platform.

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Latency Kills and How You Can Improve It in GAE Apps

High latency can kill a user’s experience and hurt your bottom line.

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How to Scale to 1 Million Requests

Google shows how to scale an application to 1 million requests-per-second for $10.

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How to use the Deferred Library and TaskQueues

Thanks to the Python Task Queue API and Deferred library it’s easier than ever to conduct work behind the scenes of your app. 

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Get Yourself to Follow Through

“Good habits are hard to form and easy to live with. Bad habits are easy to form and hard to live with.” -– Brian Tracy

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