Did you ever have performance issues with a big micro-services architecture? Today I will share with you my personal story on how we managed to reduce latency by 3 times in the Wix authorization system, ending up with single-digit (in ms) responses consistently.

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My team and I are responsible for the authorization system in Wix. The system should (among others) be able to answer a single simple question: “Is the calling entity allowed to perform the requested operation on the provided resource?”. The answer to this question can be “Yes” or “No”, but getting this answer can be…

David Abramzon

Backend Engineer at Wix.com

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