The Performance Beacon

The web performance, analytics, and optimization blog

website monitoring: Docker

Docker is all the rage right now, and it was only recently that I understood why. I’ve spent the last month leading the implementation of Docker at SOASTA, and it’s solved some enormous problems for us in a very short amount of time: Our developer onboarding process has gone from days to minutes. We’ve reduced […]

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website monitoring and the user experience

Last month I spoke at the Conversion Conference, and after my talk I met a developer who had been tasked with single-handedly making her company’s site faster. We talked for quite a while, and she expressed good-humored frustration at the vagueness of this directive. Some of the things we talked about: What does “faster” mean? Who defines “fast” […]

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O’Reilly has just released the video compilation from the 2015 Velocity conference in Santa Clara, so if you had an all-access pass, you should visit your O’Reilly account to check out all the videos. In my opinion, this was the best Velocity yet, with more great talks than I could squeeze into seeing in three […]

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