Presentations for the upcoming CMG conference are available on

I am presenting two topics at the Computer Measurement Group (CMG) annual conference this week, and I have just posted the slide decks I will be using on The latest slide deck for Monitoring Web Application Response Times in Windows is available here. And the HTTP/2: Recent protocol changes and… Continue reading

HTTP/2: a change is gonna come, Part 1.

The Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF), the standards body responsible for Internet technology, recently accepted the HTTP/2 draft specification, the final official hurdle to be cleared prior to widespread industry adoption. HTTP is the protocol used between web clients and web browsers to exchange messages, and HTTP/2 is the first… Continue reading

Processing boomerang beacons in ASP.NET

A prerequisite to enabling boomerang web beacons for your web pages, as discussed in the previous post, is providing a web server component that expects incoming GET Requests for the boomerang.gif and understands how to respond to those Requests. Let’s see how to handle the boomerang.gif GET Requests in IIS… Continue reading