July 24, 2014

IBM SoftLayer Adds InfiniBand Support

IBM has announced that its SoftLayer cloud computing infrastructure now supports InfiniBand networking. Because InfiniBand can transfer data much more quickly than other types of networking connections, it’s the preferred network architecture for high-performance computing (HPC) environments. “Bringing InfiniBand capability to the cloud is driven by the growing need for

How to Speed Up Your Website

Website speed is one of the most important aspects of user’s browsing experience, especially for e-commerce websites. One study found that 57% of visitors close the page after waiting 3 seconds for it to load. Another study by Amazon concluded that an increase of 100ms in page loading speed would