We're closing in on Firebase 1.8 and the question everyone want to know the answer to: is it smoking? is it hot? And now we have an answer, read on for you performance test fix: Firebase 1.8 Web Socket Performance.
Pedal to the Metal
We've posted a new performance investigation here. In it we're looking at how "singleton" servers scale up in Firebase 1.7 Enterprise Edition. And the answer: It smokes! We loaded 40 000 poker players on a 3 node cluster of cheap so
We're now finalizing the Firebase Enterprise Edition for a sharp 1.7.0 release, and as a part of the process we're running extensive load tests. And you know what? It looks good! A full report is forthcoming, but here's a teaser:
Scale up or scale out? I often advocate scale-out architectures. When it comes to choice of technology I often side with the guys at YouTube (http://highscalability.com/youtube-architecture) and state that you should choose the technology that allows you to be as productive