We could use advice on a scaling/ops issue. We have a simple website that runs on Rails 3.2.12 and uses MongoMapper instead of ActiveRecord. There is one database call that sporadically performs ...
I am trying to improve front-end performance of my website, and there is a 3.5 second lag before the user actually sees anything, and I'd like to improve this. Here is a screenshot: And here is the ...
I see everywhere on the internet how to optimize loading speed of a website but no one says why it's important for SEO. Inevitably, there are reasons why Google has decided to take this factor into ...
There are lots of different online performance tests: Google PageSpeed Insights iWebTool Speed Test AlertFox Page Load Time WebPageTest Also there are several desktop/client software such as: ...
I started using a VPS with HostGator not long ago, they have 9 levels of VPS and I started out with level 3. I'm testing a page on the website and it doesn't take too long to load, something like 2 ...
A web host I'm considering quotes their server connection speed for their basic package as '15Mb/s burstable.' They offer an upgrade to a more expensive package with a '35Mb/s burstable' speed. I ...
how is the website http://dftba.com/ so fast? when i click a link it loads right then? what makes it work like this? how do i make it work like this on my site? some of the objects on the site are ...
Took a profile of the "Smart Cover" page on Apple's site using Pingdom. It's requesting 241 objects for a total page weight of 3472.6 KB! An absolute mammoth. How does this possibly translate into ...