Posts by Lindsey

Build a Gin application on AWS Elastic Beanstalk and scale it with Memcache

We’ll walk through how to create a simple Gin Gonic application, and how to deploy it using Amazon Elastic Beanstalk. Once the application is set up and deployed, we’ll explore ways that using Memcache can provide a solution to some common performance bottlenecks you might come across.

We’ll walk you through creating the application from start to finish, but you can view the finished product source code here.

Scaling an Express.js Application with Memcache on Amazon Elastic Beanstalk

In this guide, we’ll explore how to create a simple Express 4 application, deploy it using Amazon Elastic Beanstalk, then add Memcache to alleviate a performance bottleneck.

New API for the Analytics Dashboard Features

This week we exposed the API feeding our analytics dashboard so you can hook into some of its more convenient features. With our new public API, you can retrieve statistics and historical data to analyze your cache’s activity. You’ll be able to add, edit, promote, and delete credentials. You’ll also have the option to trigger a cache flush command via the API. This means you can now integrate your cache into other processes, such as setting up an HTTP deploy hook through Heroku. Let’s walk through what that would look like.