I provide freelancer services, including programming, consulting, code reviewing .
Creating sites with high load is slightly different from the standard web stack. This means that more caching, fewer requests, you need to consider every cost of the request, use more storage and engines.
Mysql is slower than memcached a thousand times. But mysql is a more or less reliable data store, memcached is not. With it help you can make the site fast and reliable.
The slowest and worst side of mysql is full-text search. To do this, you need to use additional search engines, such as the Sphinx. It's finding the text quickly and abruptly. Sometimes the best idea
use sphinx for regular not full text queries, and then pass the IDs to mysql, and this can be faster than just using mysql.
Mysql also provides scalability, it can use replication between servers.
For high loads, data structures of data are required between all the storages and the entire configuration of all the storages. You should also count each HTTP request, because each HTTP request is worth some time.
The use of exactly specified engines is not mandatory, there are alternatives. For example, memcached can be replaced with redis. The sphinx can be replaced with Elasticsearch . So on.
Multiservers . To increase capacity, many servers can work. Multiple database servers, memcached servers, sphinx servers, application servers. etc.
I use the standard LAMP stack (Linux, apache, mysql, php), I use perl (including mod_perl), mysql, sphinx, memcached. In fact, I always use everything that can solve the problem. And I'm always looking for a solution.
For example, Modperl allows you to run perl code much faster, because it is loaded into the apache memory. But this requires special software technology.
HTML templates . It is very important to separate the programming code and the HTML code. He avoids hitting the program code of non-specialists, makes the code less buggy.
HTML5 and CSS3
I'm not a web designer, but of course I'm very good at HTML and CSS. My level is enough to correct the problems of designers, use design templates provided by designers in the code, fit into HTML-templates.
Bootsrap is a modern environment for flexible web design, and I like it. A modern site can be viewed on many devices with different resolutions and well show it on all these devices.
My main theme is e-commerce sites. You do not need me to explain about taxes, shipments, invoices, packing lists, etc. I can integrate the site into paypal, ups, usps and other services. I'm also good at finance and accounting. Therefore, I am very well versed in balances, transactions, etc.
Mobile applications and APIs
I developed some API for websites and mobile applications (jQuery, jQtouch , etc.). I do not like this as a basic task, but you can expect that I am also engaged in this. Horever jQtoch is not suitable for mobile applications.
SEO (search engine optimization) is required for sites starting at age. SEO friendly links can be executed using .htaccess, apache configurations, nginx config.
Of course, SEO is another specialization, and for better customization you will need a specialist. But I can make it SEO ready with the best "white" practices.
Implementation of any decision must necessarily remember about seo. What will you feed in the search engines and how does he know about your text and images.
I prefer chats in real time (Skype or other messengers). There are two main reasons for this: first I do not speak English well, but I'm good
written English. ALSO, chat will save all that we have typed, and asked / agreed. How far have I come from you? Usually 80-200 milliseconds. Im the modern world is people
closer, then you can think, and this number is in milliseconds, not in thousands of kilometers.
There are ways to connect to servers and directly enter them on their servers. Usually this is FTP, SSH, SFTP, etc.
I can travel to your site if you really need it, and can provide tickets, a hotel and compensations. But, like my experience, I have not seen any of my clients yet.
I take $ 35 / hour, it's pay for working hours, you do NOT pay for coffee breaks, weekends, annual holidays, holidays, training, just for a time really spent at your work. There are no minimum restrictions, but we need to deal. It can be contracts or long-term services. My oldest client has been working with me for 18 years ...
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