Site Info - Highscalability.com
Overview of web technologies used by Highscalability.com.
High Scalability - High Scalability
Description on Homepage
High Scalability | Building bigger, faster, more reliable websites.Weblog about database and other technology for highly scalable websites.
Description from Alexa
Number 46,609 of all websites according to Alexa
Main visitors locations
Squarespace is a hosted web publishing platform originally developed by Anthony Casalena.
Java is a general-purpose language originally developed by Sun Microsystems.
Strict version of XHTML.
XHTML Strict 1.0
UTF-8 (8-bit Unicode Transformation Format) is a variable-length character encoding for Unicode, which is backwards compatible with ASCII.
JPEG (Joint Photographic Experts Group) is a lossy compression method suitable to store photographic images.
PNG (Portable Network Graphics) is a lossless compression image format, suitable to store graphics with uniformly colored areas, and originally introduced as a free, open-source successor of GIF.
External Cascading Style Sheets define style rules in a separate CSS file.
Inline Cascading Style Sheets define style rules directly within an (X)HTML element using the style attribute.
Session cookies are temporary cookies, which are deleted when the user closes the browser.
Persistent cookies with an expiration time between 1 and 10 years.
HttpOnly cookies are used only in the HTTP protocol and not in client side scripts, which may increase security.
Non-HttpOnly cookies are used in the HTTP protocol and also in client side scripts, which may be a security threat.
Non-secure cookies may be used via an unencrypted connections, which may be a security threat.
Gzip (GNU zip) is a file compression algorithm.
GeoTrust is a SSL certificate authority owned by Symantec. This includes SSL certificates issues by the certification branch of Equifax, which was acquired by GeoTrust.
Facebook Social Plugins provide a way for Facebook users to share web pages with their friends.
A Twitter Button allows a Twitter user to post a tweet from the visited site.
DoubleClick is an advertising network owned by Google.
The technology score rates a site based on its technologies in a range from 0 to 100. It consists in a popularity score (how many sites use the same technologies), a traffic score (how much traffic have other sites using the same technologies) and a version score (how many sites use more recent technology versions). Quality alerts also affect the rating.