if(we) code: A look inside the technology behind our social products.
How We Solved Push Notifications at if(we)
At if(we), we send millions of mobile push notifications every day and recently switched to a new system that not only makes our jobs easier but also serves our users better.
A Sticky Situation: Sketch Sets, Reach, and Returning Users
Distinct counts are expensive, and proportionately more so as the number of events considered increases. Sketch Sets are a great way to estimate distinct counts over longer periods, limiting the cost to calculate multi-day reach.
Acknowledging the Elephant in the Room: Building and maintaining an enterprise-grade Hadoop cluster
Check out how we took a problem - how to aggregate Apache access logs and where to store them - and leveraged our cluster hardware, and software resources, already available as part of our base installation, to solve it.
Easing the Transition to ES6
What Title II Means for TCP
How long until the internet's underlying technology becomes mixed up in regulation? It may already be starting.