performance testing Archive
Unless you have the manpower with the expertise to ensure regular Web performance monitoring (to see how quickly pages download content for viewing by visitors, for example), site monitoring solution software could be an affordable alternative.
This video shows you how to use JMeter to stress test your website or web application. JMeter is free and open source software, which you can download from http://jakarta.apache.org/jmeter. Additional resources: JMeter presentation
In the first part of the talk, John reviewed the range of tools available to frontend engineers for unit testing and for analyzing the performance of code. In the latter case, he argues for going beyond pure
You serve up your code gzipped. Your caches are properly configured. Your data (and scripts) are loaded on-demand. That’s awesome—so don’t stop there. Runtime is another source of slowdowns, and you can learn to conquer those, too.
An interview/screencast with Steve Souders of the Yahoo! Exceptional Performance team and YDN, discussing YSlow. YSlow analyzes web pages and tells you why they’re slow based on the rules for high performance web sites. YSlow is a