Archive for Web Applications

How we Built an Infinitely Scalable Malware Detector

Background At MaxCDN, we had a Hackathon for our new Analytics Platform (MaxCDN Insights v2.0) which is trickling out. We built this platform in partnership using the commercial product from VoltDB. I decided to participate in the Hackathon and wanted to scan popular outgoing files from the MaxCDN network for malware. Hackathon Hackathon for the […] Read more

Scaling AdRoll, TheNextWeb and BuySellAds

MaxCDN has released a series of blog posts called #MaxScale that takes an in-depth look at how tech companies handle scale at the highest levels of bandwidth, storage, analysis and more. We’ve compiled the first three in the series, which talks about scaling AdRoll, TheNextWeb and BuySellAds. How AdRoll Has Scaled To Process 1.8 Trillion […] Read more

Backend Teardown: Muut

Muut is an embeddable commenting and forum system. It’s easily extended via JavaScript and fully styleable with CSS. Using Muut you can build an onsite community without having to resort to separate servers or a completely separate site. Read more