Artur Bergman

Artur Bergman
VP Engineering and Operations, Wikia/Fastly

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Artur Bergman, hacker and technologist at-large, is the VP of Engineering and Operations at Wikia. He provides the technical backbone necessary for Wikia’s mission to compile and index the world’s knowledge. He is also an enthusiastic apologist for federated identity and a board member of the OpenID Foundation. In past lives, he’s built high volume financial trading systems, re-implemented Perl 5’s threading system, wrote djabberd, managed LiveJournal’s engineering team, and served as operations architect at Six Apart. His current interests extend to encompass semantic search, large scale infrastructure, open source development, federated instant messaging, neurotransmitters, and the future of cyborgs.

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Artur Bergman (Wikia/Fastly)
Track page speed, ad inventory, browser width/height and errors? All that is possible by realizing that Google Analytics lets you feed in arbitrary data and then allowing you to slice it to get new insights. Read more.
Artur Bergman (Wikia/Fastly)
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In beating the speed of lights negative effect on page load times we turn to Content Delivery Networks. Unfortunately the CDN industry is stuck in a 10 year old model with 10 year old technology. With the current focus on video they are not very responsive to what application and content sites now. This leads us to limit our use of CDNs to static images. Read more.
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