Why is my web app running slowly? — Part 2

This is a continuation of a series of blog entries on this topic. The series starts here. In this blog entry, I start to dive a little deeper into the model of web page response time that is implicit in the YSlow approach to web application performance. The simple picture… Continue reading

Why is my web app running slowly? — Part 1.

This series of blog posts picks up on a topic I made mention of earlier, namely scalability models, where I wrote about how implicit models of application scalability often impact the kinds of performance tests that are devised to evaluate the performance of an application. As discussed in that earlier… Continue reading