Tim Vereecke avatar Tim Vereecke

Beating Latency on Scalemates.com

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In order to beat latency you should first try to cache at the CDN.

If that does not work you can bring your origin closer to the end users. If that is Cloud, at the Edge or a mix depends on your application.

Tim also says "I should rather watch Netflix instead of further tuning performance", I guess we share the same "disease"… 😅

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    Harry Roberts avatar Harry Roberts

    Self-Host Your Static Assets

    One of the quickest wins—and one of the first things I recommend my clients do—to make websites faster can at first seem counter-intuitive: you should self-host all of your static assets, forgoing others’ CDNs/infrastructure. In this short and hopefully very straightforward post, I want to outline the disadvantages of hosting your static assets ‘off-site’, and the overwhelming benefits of hosting them on your own origin.