Author Archives: jeromehollon

SEO: Redirecting users from your www subdomain to the non-www domain

One of the major things people don’t understand about Search Engine Optimization (SEO) is that google assigns a PageRank per URL. So if you have a friend who links to www.yourpage.com/some_content and another friend that links to http://yourpage.com/some_content, google doesn’t combine them and acts as if one person is linking to each page. However, if, [...]

Distributed stress tester with Erlang Part 1

One day, not too long ago, I was asked by a client, “What would happen if we send the server five times the volume of traffic currently being sent?” They were asking this question because they had just acquired another company and was planning on integrating that companies services with theirs. The answer, quite frankly, [...]