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"The Nuts and Bolts" is a reoccurring Q&A with Squarespace engineers. Questions are compiled by their peers to guarantee we get right to the good stuff.
It is important to understand how containers are implemented using Linux control groups (cgroups) and namespaces. Understanding the features and limitations has helped us dramatically improve the performance of our Java services especially under stressful scenarios.
Squarespace hosts millions of websites on our cloud-based website-building platform. The reliability of these sites is a top priority for us. We’re consistently implementing the best technologies and safeguards to enable quick load times and prevent outages. The measures we take allow our customers to create Squarespace websites with confidence.
Over the last three years, we have begun to make investments in architectural changes, including the breakup of our monolith into smaller, well-defined service boundaries. In this blog post, I will touch on a challenge that the Core Services Team faced: defining the pillars and core functionality of a service.
How do we become familiar with such a wide range of customers to build them the products they need? Many Squarespace sites are heavily visual and contain a lot of images and photos. If we were to only search with text, we’d miss crucial visual and stylistic features of many Squarespace sites.
Squarespace Templates are powerful tools used by millions of people every day to build their websites without writing code. Today, we’re excited to announce that we’ve released two of our newest consumer templates—Endeavor and Wright—on GitHub.
Responsible for the technology that powers all Squarespace products, the Squarespace Engineering team is comprised of some of the most talented individuals in the industry.