Speeding up without slowing down
On 7th November 2017 at The Financial Times as part of Speeding up without slowing down
At FT we built one of the world's fastest media websites, and release to production dozens of times a day. But the architectural and organisational decisions aimed at allowing us to deliver reliable features quickly and consistently don't always fit neatly with our desire to optimise performance.
In this warts-and-all talk, you'll learn
- how we build FT.com
- how a highly componentised, microservices stack with a rapid release cycle can sometimes get in the way of performance
- some ideas for working around these obstacles
- that web performance is hard, and no-one's perfect