In my last article, I wrote about the paradigm shift in web application architecture and why performance testers have to re-think their strategy around testing Rich Internet Applications (RIA) for performance. Web application development processes and …
How do you measure the impact of mobile performance changes when slowing down pages isn’t an option? This case study shows how to take user data you already have and use it as a proxy for measuring performance impact.
Anyone who works here at Strangeloop can tell you how long I’ve been gunning for a video that explains how our Site Optimizer works. Finally, here it is.
We’ve been saying for months that this year is going to mark a new highwater point for site site speed. I think it’s safe to say that it doesn’t get much more mainstream than this two-minute segment on CNBC’s Power Lunch.
Is this day and age, third-party content providers need to make their scripts load asynchronously in order not to bog down page load. StumbleUpon didn’t, and as a result, we removed their script from our websites.
When building a system on top of a set of wildly uncooperative and unruly computers you have knowledge problems: knowing when other nodes are dead; knowing when nodes become alive; getting information about other nodes so you can make local decisions,…
You got performance in my scalability! You got scalability in my performance! Two great tastes that taste great together:
@jasoncbooth : Tired of the term #nosql. I would like to coin NRDS (pronounced “nerds”), …
Srinath Perera has put together a strong list of architecture patterns based on three meta patterns: distribution, caching, and asynchronous processing. He contends these three are the primal patterns and the following patterns are but different…
You’re in good hands with HighScalability:
Netflix – Cassandra, AWS, 288 instances, 3.3 million writes per second.
@bretlowery : “A #DBA walks into a #NoSQL bar, but turns and leaves because he couldn’t find a table….
In a recent Google Webmaster video, Matt Cutts gave definitive answers as to what constitutes “cloaking”. From these answers, I came up with a set of guidelines for the web content optimization (WCO) community.