Performance Goals by Thomas
We are currently experimenting with technologies to increase the page load performance on the site - Mapskip.com is admittedly a little bit graphics heavy and that together with the complex data manipulations going on in the background keeps the servers quite busy!
So you may have (hopefully) noticed a speed-up in the page load times as of today since we have started to use Amazon’s powerful CloudFront Network and their S3 Storage solution for many of the files that your browser has to download to display these pages.
We hope to use these services extensively over the next few months for faster service across the globe - we have many users in Asia and Europe that should see marked performance gains from this new setup.
Please let us know if these changes have created issues that we haven’t foreseen - or of course also if MapSkip’s new speed blows your socks off!