LWP June: Coronavirus surge

In the chaos of entering lockdown, many businesses, especially in travel and hospitality, had good cause to wonder if Covid-19 might be the end of them. Restaurants, shops, cinemas and gyms all closed their doors. But just as these businesses faced a struggle for survival, others started experiencing the opposite problem.

As a food delivery business, how do you cope when seemingly every person in the country who has ever had a Gousto account suddenly wants to order a delivery at the same time? What about video streaming? And how are these things affecting our internet experience as a whole? How is the network coping with everyone suddenly being on Zoom?

Join us to hear about how as the world has a health crisis, the internet is in pretty good shape.


COVID-19 and the Internet

To understand how the internet is performing with the changes in internet use brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic, we investigated two key metrics during February and March in some…

Give it some Gousto: how we handle spiky traffic

As with most websites, Gousto has a relatively regular traffic profile; however, this is anything but flat. By employing a number of different architectural best practices and designs, this talk…

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18:30, 9th June 2020

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