In my first job, server problems could have severe consequences. The client-side software relying on the servers was used in doctor surgeries and hospitals throughout the UK. There was a special process for dealing with server problems that streamlined everything, including facilitating safely sprinting into the server room. Immediately after each server problem had been remedied […]

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This May saw the quiet foundation of a second epoch for the web with the final release of the HTTP/2 standard. The first revision of HTTP since 1997, this renovation of the long established protocol addresses the latency issues that have arisen with the advent of a broadband driven network. It also makes changes to how data is […]

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