Now I finally got the REAL intention behind the new challenges – have people go outside!
Today the new functionality proves to be a great load-test-tool for the geocaching.com website. Quite a few couch-potatoes seem to be enough to disrupt all the services of the site. My respect for this! In my world, architecture scalability and failover mechanisms are a vital necessity to ensure application and service availability.
Okay, so let’s use the sunny evening for something better than solving couch-challenges. Meet some friends. Aye.