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    Upgrade to HTTP/2 for a Faster Site for the Holidays                  Posted on December 8th, 2016 by Andrew Smirnov

    Every year around this time, retailers look for ways to optimize their sites for speed. They remove or reduce the size of images, manage their tags better, limit third-party content, subscribe to site acceleration services, or even deploy new servers. But if your site is still running the 19-year-old HTTP/1.1 protocol, it’s not as fast […]

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    This is Why You Need to Cache Your Base Page Posted on December 7th, 2016 by Anand Guruprasad

    One of the most challenging aspects of optimizing web page performance while using a CDN is the handling of the base page delivery (also referred as HTML, Homepage, Landing Page). Part of the what makes this so difficult is the perceived “non-cacheability” of dynamic base pages. Historically, the base-pages were considered to be dynamic because […]

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    Toys R Us Did Holiday Shopping (Mostly) Right Posted on December 2nd, 2016 by David Snyder

    Toys R Us is no Black Friday rookie; the major retailer and their current hosting and CDN providers have completed 11 holiday seasons now. Between following some best practices, using static HTML strategically, and running on a high-capacity stack, they’ve pretty much got the online holiday process down. This year, Toys R Us made it […]

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    Black Friday & Cyber Monday Performance Report 2016 Posted on December 1st, 2016 by Kameerath Kareem

    The holiday season is upon us and with it comes the most crucial quarter for all businesses. This month brings with it an increase in shoppers scouting for the best deals online; these consumers are ready to spend big during the holidays. Retailers prepare themselves weeks and months in advance for the days following Thanksgiving. […]

  • express-blog’s Black Friday Fumble Posted on November 30th, 2016 by Narangerel Bat-Ochir

    Black Friday is one of the toughest days of the year for ecommerce companies. A retailer’s brand reputation, customer loyalty, and revenue are all at stake on this single day. Some of the more seasoned online stores start their Black Friday preparation many months ahead of time to ensure the best customer experience during the shopping […]

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    ‘Tis the Season for Online Shopping Posted on November 22nd, 2016 by Dawn Parzych

    The holiday shopping season, a time when Americans flock to the malls or online to find those must-have gifts, is about to kick off. Kids are pouring over catalogs and compiling their wish lists, adults are looking at the Black Friday ads to find the best bargain, and retailers are hoping they don’t make the […]

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    How to Minimize Stress When Migrating to the Cloud Posted on November 22nd, 2016 by Dawn Parzych

    It doesn’t matter how often you move or where you are moving to, moving is stressful. There are so many questions to be answered, like: What if something breaks? How will this impact my commute? What is it going to cost? How safe is the new neighborhood? Moving applications to the cloud can be just […]

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    Sampling Pt IIb: Simpson’s Paradox and Sampling Posted on November 21st, 2016 by Catchpoint Systems

    E.H. Simpson first described this phenomenon in 1951. The name Simpson’s paradox was introduced by Colin R. Blyth in 1972.[1] Blyth mentioned that: G. W. Haggstrom pointed out that Simpson’s paradox is the simplest form of the false correlation paradox in which the domain of x is divided into short intervals, on each of which […]

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