Episode 10
Foundations of Web Performance — Caching & CDNs
Last time out we were looking at how latency puts an upper limit on the performance of your site, and just how important it is to be hosting your content near your users. This time we go a step further: talking about the techniques and tradeoffs for highly cache-optimised sites, from content-addressable storage to federating your content across a CDN so requests don't even reach your server.
With just a few judicious build-time choices and deploy-time hooks, you too can have the fastest static site the web can offer.