Wed, 12/11/2013 - 10:39
4chan Manages to Save 46 Terabytes for Users
For years I’ve used YSlow and PageSpeed to profile page performance on 4chan. Page performance has always been important to me for two big reasons: 1) I browse 4chan daily and can’t stand slow websites (especially one I control!), and 2) the site is both operated on a shoe-string budget and quite large, so even small changes that result in savings are worth investigating. To that end, we’ve done our best to adhere to best practices.
Mon, 12/09/2013 - 16:01
GoDaddy, Microsoft, and Parallels Team Up
GoDaddy has teamed up with Microsoft and Parallels to create a new Windows-based Web hosting. The improved Web hosting option gives customers better performance, more stability and an easy-to-use interface to manage their accounts.
Thu, 12/05/2013 - 16:40
E-Commerce Tests You Should Run to Boost Conversion Rates.
Online retailers are continuing to find new ways to increase their revenue. Although for online businesses, the main goal is to gain more sales, the means of achieving that is through web performance. By using the holiday shopping season to derive data, businesses will evaluate the data to help them increase conversion rates next year.
Wed, 12/04/2013 - 11:33
Improve Website Traffic Through Web Designing
Tue, 12/03/2013 - 12:45
Akamai acquires web security firm Prolexic
Internet content delivery network Akamai Technologies Inc announced today they will acquire a web security firm called Prolexic Technologies. for roughly $370 million,. “Our current offerings do not, however, cover non-web applications, nor do they protect a customer’s data center or IP address space.” said Akamai CEO Tom Leighton.
Mon, 12/02/2013 - 10:51
The Implication of Website Speed in Business -- Why Every Second Counts
Tue, 11/26/2013 - 10:40
How to Lower Your Site's Bounce Rate
Having a high bounce right indicates a sign that your website may be in need of some changes. Bounce rate is one metric a company shouldn’t ignore because it is a strong measure of how effectively your brand is engaging with visitors.
Mon, 11/25/2013 - 10:55
FCC releases its own mobile performance testing app
Although speed testing your broadband speed (speedtest.net) is not a new concept, the FCC has been developing a mobile app called FCC Speed test. The app is a crowdsourcing initiative intended to gather data from the volunteers’ smartphones in order to better determine broadband performance nationwide.
Fri, 11/22/2013 - 10:15
Emails show little testing on HealthCare.gov
“I realize everything is a priority but…the facts are that we have not successfully [handled] more than 500 concurrent users filling out applications in an environment that is similarly in size to Day 1 production” said the CMS Office of Enterprise Management said David Nelson on September 27.
Thu, 11/21/2013 - 12:45
New Survey Finds Website Performance a Top Business Priority
Limelight Networks announced the results of a recent survey conducted by TechValidate. Insights show that businesses are seeing web performance as a top business priority. Since more businesses are becoming aware of the financial impact of high performance, this awareness is prompting them to start integrating performance testing into their development cycle.