This talk by Sean and Alistair is one of the talks I couldnâ€™t attend today due to conflicts, but Iâ€™m glad the slides are already up. Performance measurement is often the starting point for most web applications and that canâ€™t be done without understanding what goes on between the browser and the server. Metrics 101 View more presentations from Alistair Croll .
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Interesting observations/thoughts on web operations collected from a few sessions at Velocity conference 2010 [ most are from a talk by Theo Schlossnagle , author of â€œScalable internet architecturesâ€ ] Optimization Donâ€™t over optimize. Could take away precious resources away from critical functions. Donâ€™t scale early. Planning for more than 10 times the load you currently have or are planning to support might be counter-productive in most cases. RDBMS is fine until you really need something which canâ€™t fit on 2 or 3 servers. Optimize performance on single node before you optimize and re-architect a solution for horizontal scalability. Tools Tools are what a master craftsman makesâ€¦ tools donâ€™t make a craftsman a master. Tools can never solve a problem, its correct use does. Master the tools which need to be (could be ) used in production at short notice. Looking for man page for these tools durin