Performance is a Journey not a Destination!
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    The Hidden Effects of Mobilegeddon on Desktop Sites Posted on June 15th, 2015 by Craig Lowell

    When Google announced their new Mobilegeddon guidelines – a series of mobile-friendly optimization requirements that was supposed to affect websites’ mobile search rankings on Google – the natural inclination for most businesses was to quickly adhere to those stipulations so as not to fall behind the competition when mobile users searched for their sites and […]

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    Level 3 Outage: A Performance Butterfly Effect Posted on June 12th, 2015 by Ryan Pelette

    This morning, beginning at 8:40 am UTC (4:40 am EDT), customers of the telecommunications giant Level 3 experienced serious connectivity problems for two hours that obviously had a dramatic impact on their sites’ performance. To make matters worse, as a major backbone ISP, the impact was not just felt by Level 3 customers, but spread […]

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    Navigation Timing Is Back in Safari, but Will It Stay? Posted on June 11th, 2015 by Craig Lowell

    Tell us if you’ve heard this one before. While WWDC 2015 produced more juicy stories such as their announcement of Apple Music and how the release of iOS9 is their most aggressive play yet to steal market share from their competitors, we noticed one little-reported aspect of the new operating system that is more about […]

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    Managing Web Performance in a Modern World Posted on June 2nd, 2015 by Mehdi Daoudi

    This article was originally published on Internet Retailer. As the scope and functionality of websites and applications continue to grow, the complexity of online systems is rising as well. New infrastructure is often needed to deliver web content globally, and various third party technologies and tags are often incorporated into a site to boost its […]

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    When the Wrong Code Executes: A Third Party Cautionary Tale Posted on May 28th, 2015 by Mitchell Zelmanovich

    Almost every website these days relies on various third party providers to deliver content, better user experience, analytics, and more. To use these third parties, developers simply reference the tags provided by third party, often a single JavaScript tag which “magically” delivers the benefits of the provider. We all expect the providers to ensure their […]

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    How the OnPrem Agent Will Save Businesses Time and Money Posted on May 28th, 2015 by Catchpoint Systems

    As our society’s reliance on online systems, applications, and cloud services grows, so too does the cost of performance issues within those systems. Whether a business relies on external-facing systems such as websites and public applications, internal networks and apps, or some combination of the two, a failure within those systems is going to hamper […]

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    Facebook’s Instant Articles Feature Speeds Up Mobile Load Times Posted on May 27th, 2015 by Ryan Pelette

    Earlier this month, Facebook made the groundbreaking announcement that they will launch a feature called Instant Articles for iOS users, which will entail them hosting news content from certain major media outlets such as the New York Times, NBC News, and National Geographic directly on their site. Until now, all media outlets have simply shared […]

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    Performance Monitoring Is About More than Online Systems Posted on May 19th, 2015 by Dritan Suljoti

    Imagine you had my day this past weekend. Imagine that your wife likes to shop for clothes online, and really loves both Nordstrom and HauteLook, but since it’s difficult to gauge how something will fit, she likes to order multiple sizes and have her husband return the extras to the store. So you get up […]

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