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One of the main methods of optimization is web caching, which is simply a method to store a copy of the web content to accelerate the serving it to the client. The most famous caching method is setting up a reverse proxy in-front of the web server...

Memcached is a free open-source caching system, used to speed up the dynamic web content. It can be used with several technologies including Wordpress.Memcached “Memcached is an in-memory key-value store for small chunks of arbitrary data (strings, objects) from results of database calls, API calls, or...

Spirula has doubled the size of its team compared to previous years, accompanied by a capital increase and an increase in operations. This increase in size doubles our capacity, allowing us to take up more opportunities and target more markets.It is an advancement step for...

On September 20, 2014, the Free and Open Source Software (FOSS) community in Egypt has celebrated the Software Freedom Day. The event took place in Mushtarak, where different FOSS advocates discussed topics related to technologies and strategies.Spirula Systems participated with a small talk, where Ahmed...

Since January 2011, Free and Open Source Software (FOSS) advocates have been urging the Egyptian government to shift from proprietary software towards FOSS, and the argument was mostly financial, based on saving the costs of acquiring licenses. Nevertheless, the argument later included the capabilities that...

As we are always keen to provide our valued clients with top notch technologies, Spirula Systems started offering DevOps automation with ansible. By using ansible, we are able to provide configurations management, mass­controlling clusters, automated provisioning for replicable environments, among other use cases. Combined with...

For the second year in a row, Spirula Systems took part in the annual academic conference “ICT in Our Lives” in Alexandria University, as part of our commitment to contribute to academia and link it to the industry. The conference is organized by the Information...

Ahmed Mekkawy, CEO, was a keynote speaker in the Mozilla Egypt conference “Mozilla Power ‘13” hosted by The British University in Egypt during 20-21 December 2013. According to the organizers, Mozilla Power is “...

Ahmed Mekkawy, Spirula Systems’ CEO, made a TV appearance on ONTV in the program “Telt El Talata”. In the 40-minutes episode, Mekkawy discussed many aspects of data privacy and surveillance, including government’s censorship, Internet filtering, data protection and censorship bypassing tools. You can watch the...