Complications facing the YSlow scalability model. (Why is this web app running slowly? Part 5)

This is a continuation of a series of blog entries on this topic. The series starts here With the emergence of the Web 2.0 standards that enabled building dynamic HTML pages, web applications grew considerably more complicated, compared to the static view of the page composition process that the YSlow scalability… Continue reading

Why is this web app running slowly? — Optimization strategies (Part 4)

This is a continuation of a series of blog entries on this topic. The series starts here. The YSlow model of web application performance, depicted back in Equations 3 & 4 in the previous post, leads directly to an optimization strategy to minimize the number of round trips, decrease round trip… Continue reading

Why is this web app running slowly? — Part 3.

This is a continuation of a series of blog entries on this topic. The series starts here. In this post, I will begin to probe a little deeper into the model of web page response time that is implicit in the YSlow approach to web application performance. The YSlow performance rules, along with… Continue reading