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Recent Publications

September 16, 2021

"Baqend has developed an impressive technology to increase the speed of high-traffic websites."

Study

July 9, 2021

"Google rating for fast First Contentful Paint increased by 68%."

Study

April 15, 2021

Going for Speed: Full-Stack Performance Engineering in Modern Web-Based Applications

HandoutSlides (Frontend)Slides (Network)Slides (Backend)Slides (Tracking)

February 5, 2021

How Baqend Built a Real-Time Web Analytics Platform Using Amazon Kinesis Data Analytics for Apache Flink

Article

October 15, 2020

Ladezeiten von Online-Apotheken: Branchenanalyse und Optimierungspotenziale

Video

October 1, 2020

The Pandemic Response for Web Performance

Study

Articles & Posts

April 27, 2021

Mobile Site Speed, Part 4: Measurement Best Practices

Article

February 5, 2021

How Baqend Built a Real-Time Web Analytics Platform Using Amazon Kinesis Data Analytics for Apache Flink

Article

February 4, 2021

Largest Contentful Paint is About to Drop by 20% in Chrome 88

Article

August 27, 2020

Mobile Site Speed, Part 3: The Business Perspective

Article

August 7, 2020

Mobile Site Speed, Part 2: The User Perspective

Article

May 20, 2020

Mobile Site Speed & The Impact on Web Performance – Part 1

Article

May 16, 2020

Fast and Scalable Cloud Data Management

Book

April 26, 2020

Dynamic Cache Lifetime With Immutable Cache-Control Headers

Article

April 16, 2020

E-Commerce Loading Times in the COVID-19 Crisis

Article

October 12, 2019

Caching the Uncacheable: How Speed Kit Accelerates E-Commerce Websites

Article

May 8, 2019

Scalable Push-Based Real-Time Queries on Top of Pull-Based Databases

SlidesPhD thesis

January 3, 2019

Real-Time & Stream Data Management

Book

December 18, 2018

Low Latency for Cloud Data Management

SlidesPhD thesis

August 9, 2018

Chrome's Service Workers Break HTTP/2 Priorities

Article

April 29, 2018

Rethinking Web Performance with Service Workers

Article

March 9, 2018

Web Performance Made Simple

Article

February 1, 2018

Schnellere Websites mit HTTP/2

Article

October 13, 2017

Building a Shop with Sub-Second Page Loads: Lessons Learned

Article

September 8, 2017

Laden Sie noch oder surfen Sie schon?

Article

July 16, 2017

A Real-Time Database Survey: The Architecture of Meteor, RethinkDB, Parse & Firebase

Article

June 27, 2017

Building Static Sites in 2017: Cloud-Hosted, CMS-Backed, and API-Driven

Article

May 17, 2017

Lessons Learned Building a Backend-as-a-Service: A Technical Deep Dive

Article

March 24, 2017

Web Performance in a Nutshell: HTTP/2, CDNs and Browser Caching

Article

March 17, 2017

High Performance Website Hosting with SSL and HTTP/2 Made Simple

Article

June 24, 2016

Real-time Stream Processing for Big Data

Article

September 4, 2015

Polyglot Persistence

Article

Talks

April 15, 2021

Going for Speed: Full-Stack Performance Engineering in Modern Web-Based Applications

HandoutSlides (Frontend)Slides (Network)Slides (Backend)Slides (Tracking)

December 2, 2020

Performance Optimierung dank innovativer Technologie

Link

October 15, 2020

Ladezeiten von Online-Apotheken: Branchenanalyse und Optimierungspotenziale

Video

August 6, 2020

Tracking & Analyzing User Behavior for Online Performance Optimization

SlidesVideo

February 17, 2020

Mobile Site Speed & the Impact on Web Performance

Slides

February 17, 2020

Webcaching: Moving Away from a Binary Decision

Slides

January 5, 2020

Breaking Bad Performance: Mobile Site Speed & the Impact on Web Performance

Slides

October 25, 2019

Mobile Site Speed and the Impact on E-Commerce

SlidesVideo

October 25, 2019

Service Workers in Action: Building an Offline-Capable Webshop in under 90 minutes

SlidesVideo

October 24, 2019

Big Data Analytics With AWS Athena

SlidesVideo

October 24, 2019

Panel: GDPR – Who Cares?

Link

October 20, 2019

Baqend: „Kunden aus aller Welt nutzen unser Tool“

Link

September 3, 2019

Web Performance Management with BI: Faster Business Growth through Speed

SlidesVideo

July 30, 2019

Die Gesellschaft für Informatik e. V. ernennt Dr. Felix Gessert zum GI-Junior-Fellow

Link

July 30, 2019

GI ernennt vier herausragende Informatik-Talente zu Junior-Fellows

Link

July 11, 2019

Baqend: „Wir beschleunigen Onlineshops“

Link

May 28, 2019

Service Workers: The Technology Behind Progressive Web Apps (Workshop)

Slides

March 5, 2019

NoSQL & Real-Time Data Management in Research & Practice

PaperSlides

December 10, 2018

Push vs Pull: The Future of Real-Time Databases in the Cloud

Slides

October 19, 2018

Service Workers: The Technology Behind Progressive Web Apps

SlidesVideo

October 19, 2018

Creating High-Performance Web Apps with WebAssembly

Video

October 19, 2018

Enhancing Data Processing in Browsers Using Streams

Video

October 19, 2018

Real-Time Processing Explained: A Survey of Storm, Samza, Spark & Flink

SlidesVideo

October 18, 2018

Finalist (Digital Infrastructure)

SlidesVideo

September 13, 2018

Enhancing Data Processing in Browsers Using Streams

Slides

September 13, 2018

Vue.js in Echtzeit: Live-Coding einer Realtime-Anwendung

Slides

September 12, 2018

Scalable Stream Explained: Surveying Storm, Samza, Spark & Flink

Slides

September 12, 2018

The Technology Behind Progressive Web Apps

Slides

June 5, 2018

Winner (VC Pitch)

Slides

May 2, 2018

Progressive Web Apps and Service Workers

Slides

March 20, 2018

Hornbach gewinnt den Speed-Test

Link

March 20, 2018

Speed Index: So schnell laden die Webseiten der Baumarktketten

Link

March 19, 2018

NFK Summit 2018: In Düsseldorf wollen etablierte Unternehmen von Startups lernen, wie Digitalisierung funktioniert

Link

March 15, 2018

Warum Gründer oft schon am Anfang scheitern und was Startups tun können, um erfolgreich zu sein

Link

March 13, 2018

Wie Start-ups sich organisieren und wie sie bis zum Ziel durchhalten

Link

March 10, 2018

Die Debatte um Googles Mobile-Turbo

Link

March 8, 2018

Welche Business-Metriken beeinflussen die Ladezeit?

Link

March 7, 2018

Wie lässt sich eine Website beschleunigen?

Link

March 6, 2018

Wann ist eine Webseite eigentlich schnell?

Link

March 5, 2018

Das 1x1 der Web Performance

Link

February 8, 2018

Diese Sportseiten laden im Mobile Web am schnellsten

Link

February 1, 2018

Google straft jetzt auch mobile Webseiten für langsame Ladezeiten ab

Link

January 21, 2018

The Technology Behind Progressive Web Apps: Service Workers in Detail

Slides

December 19, 2017

AMPs & Instant Articles: Web Performance für jedermann oder Angriff auf das offene Web?

Link

November 22, 2017

OTTO und Bonprix schlagen Amazon – Speedtest zum Black Friday im E-Commerce

Link

November 21, 2017

Online Shops: Wer ist der Schnellste am Black Friday?

Link

November 20, 2017

Google entlarvt lahme Seiten

Link

November 20, 2017

Onlineshops im Speedtest

Link

November 17, 2017

So schnell sind die größten deutschen Websites

Link

November 14, 2017

Diese deutschen News-Seiten laden am schnellsten

Link

November 13, 2017

Seiten von Welt.de und Xing laden am schnellsten

Link

November 13, 2017

WELT und XING rennen FOCUS davon – Deutschlands userstärkste Websites im Speedtest

Link

November 8, 2017

Geld, Erfolg und Shootingstars

Link

November 7, 2017

Fünf Start-ups, die das Marketing verändern könnten

Link

November 7, 2017

Semi-Finalist (Startup Pitch)

Slides

October 28, 2017

Schnelle Ladezeiten: Die wichtigsten Techniken für die Web-Performance

Link

September 29, 2017

Real-Time Anwendungen mit React und React Native entwickeln

SlidesVideo

September 29, 2017

Wie man ein Backend-as-a-Service entwickelt: Lessons Learned

Slides

September 29, 2017

AMP, PWAs, HTTP/2 and Service Workers: A new Era of Web Performance?

SlidesVideo

September 28, 2017

Real-Time Databases Explained: Why Meteor, RethinkDB, Parse & Firebase Don't Scale

SlidesVideo

September 14, 2017

Profil: Erik Witt

Link

September 14, 2017

Finalist (Startup Hatch)

SlidesVideo

August 16, 2017

The Baqend success story

Link

August 13, 2017

Progressive Web Apps sind die Zukunft mobiler App-Nutzung

Link

August 7, 2017

Wie die Cloud Startups zum Erfolg verhilft

Link

June 12, 2017

How to Develop a Backend-as-a-Service

Slides

May 22, 2017

Webseiten-Beschleuniger Baqend strebt in den Publisher-Markt

Link

May 18, 2017

Scalable NoSQL-Architectures

Slides

May 17, 2017

Scalable Stream Processing: A Survey of Storm, Samza, Spark and Flink

SlidesVideo

May 9, 2017

Our Lessons Learned Building a Backend-as-a-Service: A Technical Deep Dive

Slides

April 27, 2017

Building a Shop with Sub-Second Page Loads

Slides

March 29, 2017

5 Hamburger Start-ups, die wir definitiv im Auge behalten

Link

March 29, 2017

Das Start-up Baqend will das langsame Internet loswerden: "Nicht nur im E-Commerce ist Ladezeit reines Geld"

Link

March 26, 2017

Ladezeiten im E-Commerce - An Millisekunden hängen Millionenumsätze

Link

March 13, 2017

German Haus Pitch

Slides

March 7, 2017

Baqend: Dieses Start-up will deine Website schneller machen

Link

March 7, 2017

Scalable Data Management: An In-Depth Tutorial on NoSQL Data Stores

PaperSlides

February 27, 2017

High-Traffic-Websites mit Ladezeiten unter einer Sekunde: Lessons Learned

Slides

February 20, 2017

Online-Ladezeiten: Apple kommt am schnellsten

Link

February 19, 2017

Baqend will das Internet einfach schneller machen

Link

February 19, 2017

Infografik: Die Ladezeiten der 25 beliebtesten E-Commerce-Webseiten

Link

February 5, 2017

Schnell, schneller, Baqend: Diese Hamburger Techies träumen vom Internet ohne Ladezeiten

Link

February 2, 2017

Wie ein deutsches Start-up Böhmermanns Satiriker-Projekt (für kurze Zeit) rettete

Link

December 18, 2016

5 Eye-catching startups from Slush - Nordic Startup Bits

Link

December 15, 2016

Real-Time Queries in Baqend

Slides

December 1, 2016

Where the tech things are: Entrepreneurs in Finland

Link

November 30, 2016

Slush100 Semi-Finalist

SlidesVideo

November 14, 2016

Baqend: the German answer to Firebase

Slides

October 31, 2016

Schnelle Ladezeiten sind unsere Mission

Link

October 26, 2016

Real-Time Databases Explained: Why Meteor, RethinkDB, Parse, and Firebase Don't Scale

Slides

October 5, 2016

Startups in Hamburg: "Deutschland hat nicht nur ein Paris"

Link

October 3, 2016

NoSQL data stores in research and practice

Slides

September 30, 2016

3 digitale Trends im Oktober

Link

September 30, 2016

Web Performance — die effektivsten Techniken aus der Praxis

Slides

September 29, 2016

Real-Time-Anwendungen mit TypeScript entwickeln

Slides

September 25, 2016

Startups@Reeperbahn 2016 Baqend ist der Gewinner des Kiez-Pitches

Link

September 22, 2016

Baqend: Das Startup, das das Internet schneller machen will

Link

September 22, 2016

Baqend - Startup Pitch bei Startups @ Reeperbahn

Link

September 22, 2016

Hundert Millisekunden kosten ein Prozent Umsatz

Link

September 21, 2016

Der bedeutendste Pitch, den wir je gewonnen haben

Link

September 21, 2016

Diese Nerds überzeugten auf der Reeperbahn

Link

September 21, 2016

Lieber Börsengang als Verkauf an einen Internetgiganten

Link

September 21, 2016

Startups@Reeperbahn Pitch: Baqend rast zum Doppelsieg

Link

September 21, 2016

Start-Up-Wettbewerb - Ein Geek auf der sündigen Meile

Link

September 21, 2016

Winner (Jury & Audience Award)

SlidesVideo

September 19, 2016

Diese Startups konkurrieren um das 100.000-Euro-Budget

Link

September 6, 2016

10x schneller als Amazon bei 2,7 Millionen Zuschauern.

Link

September 5, 2016

Startups@Reeperbahn

Link

September 3, 2016

Online Shop mit Google Page Speed 100?

Link

August 15, 2016

NoSQL Toolbox Helps Pick the Right Database

Link

June 28, 2016

Distributed Cache-Aware Transactions for Polyglot Persistence

Link

June 15, 2016

Bloom Filters for Web Caching

Slides

June 10, 2016

Das große Einmaleins der NoSQL-Datenbanken

Slides

May 26, 2016

Baqend: A Backend-as-a-Service for Web and Mobile Apps

SlidesVideo

May 25, 2016

Baqend beim Startup Slam

Link

May 24, 2016

Baqend und IFB gemeinsam erfolgreich

Link

May 22, 2016

Ein Hamburger Startup verpasst Apps den Turbo

Link

May 20, 2016

Scalable data management: NoSQL data stores in research and practice

PaperSlides

April 8, 2016

Cache Sketches —  Using Bloom Filters and Web Caching Against Slow Load Times

Slides

March 11, 2016

70 Firmen aus Hamburg zeigen Neuheiten bei der CeBIT

Link

March 9, 2016

Nervige Ladezeiten? Ein Hamburger Startup verpasst Apps und Websites den Turbo

Link

March 7, 2016

Daten haben genügt nicht

Link

February 21, 2016

3 mal 5 Minuten für Startups

Link

February 19, 2016

Winner Audience Award

Slides

February 4, 2016

Building a Global-Scale Multi-Tenant Cloud Platform on AWS and Docker: Lessons Learned

Slides

November 25, 2015

Mit der Cloud Ladezeiten abschaffen

Slides

November 2, 2015

Towards Scalable Cloud Data Management

Slides

June 29, 2015

Tutorial on Scalable Cloud Databases in Research and Practice

PaperSlidesVideo

May 11, 2015

Sicher und hochperformant: skalierbare Websites mit modernen Cloud-Services

Slides

March 25, 2015

Skalierbares Big Data Management

Slides

March 2, 2015

Skalierbare NoSQL- und Cloud-Datenbanken in Forschung und Praxis

Slides

September 24, 2014

Orestes: Scalability and Low Latency for Polyglot Database Services

Slides

April 29, 2014

Scalable Cloud Databases in Research and Practice

Slides

November 12, 2013

Skalierbare Cloud-Datenbanken in Forschung & Praxis

Slides

November 8, 2012

Why latency kills Database-as-a-Service and how to overcome it

Slides

Research Papers & Books

September 16, 2021

"Baqend has developed an impressive technology to increase the speed of high-traffic websites."

Study

July 9, 2021

"Google rating for fast First Contentful Paint increased by 68%."

Study

June 29, 2021

"Speed Kit has delivered on its promise to reliably achieve best-in-class performance!"

Study

May 31, 2021

"Speed Kit offers an easy to use approach that delivered impressive results."

Study

April 1, 2021

"Speed Kit has delivered a clearly noticeable performance increase for our online shop."

Study

March 25, 2021

"accelerating millions of users happened flawlessly and without additional efforts."

Study

March 24, 2021

Generating Realistic Test Datasets for Duplicate Detection at Scale Using Historical Voter Data

PaperTeaser (30 sec.)Video

October 1, 2020

The Pandemic Response for Web Performance

Study

August 31, 2020

InvaliDB: Scalable Push-Based Real-Time Queries on Top of Pull-Based Databases (Extended)

PaperVideo

August 23, 2020

"go live within a matter of days […] across our biggest markets, Germany, France, and UK"

Study

July 9, 2020

"Speed Kit accelerated loads on our website […] led to a double digit uplift in conversion rate."

Study

June 9, 2020

Context-Aware Encoding & Delivery in the Web

PaperSlidesVideo

April 20, 2020

InvaliDB: Scalable Push-Based Real-Time Queries on Top of Pull-Based Databases

PaperSlidesVideo

April 20, 2020

Speed Kit: A Polyglot & GDPR-Compliant Approach For Caching Personalized Content

PaperSlidesVideo

January 15, 2020

"Not only a 3.9x page speed boost you can feel, but a 55% conversion uplift we can measure."

Study

January 15, 2020

"Speed Kit accelerated our site by 2.5x. There is no doubt about the great ROI."

Study

September 17, 2019

"With Speed Kit, we have zero maintenance time to achieve [competitive performance]."

Study

May 6, 2019

"With Speed Kit, we achieved more than 2x faster paints for our mobile users."

Study

March 6, 2019

Twoogle: Searching Twitter With MongoDB Queries

PaperSlides

August 23, 2018

LIFT: Reinforcement Learning in Computer Systems by Learning From Demonstrations

Paper

March 29, 2018

Real-Time Data Management for Big Data

PaperSlides

August 29, 2017

Quaestor: Query Web Caching for Database-as-a-Service Providers

PaperSlidesVideo

March 6, 2017

The Case For Change Notifications in Pull-Based Databases

PaperSlides

December 9, 2016

Learning Runtime Parameters in Computer Systems with Delayed Experience Injection

Paper

June 30, 2016

NoSQL Database Systems: A Survey and Decision Guidance

PaperVideo

March 4, 2015

Towards Automated Polyglot Persistence

PaperSlides

March 4, 2015

The Cache Sketch: Revisiting Expiration-based Caching in the Age of Cloud Data Management

PaperSlides

September 23, 2014

Nosql OLTP Benchmarking: A Survey

PaperSlides

September 23, 2014

Towards a Scalable and Unified REST API for Cloud Data Stores

Paper

April 1, 2014

Orestes: A scalable Database-as-a-Service architecture for low latency

Paper