Building your own Meteor Galaxy hosting setup with Digital Ocean

So you want to build your own Meteor hosting setup, eh? Let me just start off by saying this is probably a bad idea. I recently wrote about how it shouldn't matter to you if Meteor scales to a million people or not because you should spend your time on…

But does Meteor scale?

A question that pops up for me pretty often is 'Can Meteor.js scale to handle the traffic I need?'. Or something like 'Can I handle 1 million users with Meteor'. These draw a chuckle from me every time. The question is a very tricky to answer with any…

Using a CDN with your production Meteor app

What if you could make your Meteor application super fast for anyone, anywhere across the globe? A Content Delivery Network is just the thing to help with that. I've seen a few articles on using CloudFlare as a CDN with Meteor, but I just needed the CDN to speed up…

Building an admin app as a microservice with Meteor.js

I recently launched my Mastering Meteor.js video course, and the site is using a platform that Sam Hatoum and I recently rebuilt (mostly Sam, haha). Our focus was building a well-tested Meteor application that is an open-sourced learning tool for Meteor fans. The open-sourced app is also used to…

Why Meteor needs a conference

Maybe you've seen recently that I decided to throw a Meteor conference... I've received a few questions about it, so I thought it would be good to address some of those. Conferences ignite communities My biggest reason for wanting to see a conference thrown is it stokes a fire in…

SSL and Meteor.js

SSL and Meteor.js I had an interesting question the other day about Crater.io - 'What is the point of adding SSL to Crater, isn't all that data public and not sensitive?'. I realized that I've never seen anyone talk much about SSL and why you should use…

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