Application Performance Series- Part 7- Reduce HTTP Requests cycle as much possible

This is part 7 of a multiple part series on web performance improvements. The first Introductory blog can be found here. In previous part we discussed the negative impact of redirects in web application performance. In this part we will discuss how reducing the number of HTTP requests between client and server will help improve the performance. Whenever user requests any webpage there are a … Continue reading Application Performance Series- Part 7- Reduce HTTP Requests cycle as much possible

Application Performance Series- Part 6- Find ways to avoid redirects

This is part 6 of a multiple part series on web performance improvements. The first Introductory blog can be found here. In previous part we discussed benefits of cookie-free domains. In this part we will discuss the negative impact of redirects in web application performance. Redirect is a phenomenon where user as routed from one URL to another. There can be various reasons for URL … Continue reading Application Performance Series- Part 6- Find ways to avoid redirects

Application Performance Series- Part 5- Use Cookie free Domains for Components

This is part 5 of a multiple part series on web performance improvements. The first Introductory blog can be found here. In previous part we discussed about CDN and how they improve the performance of the web application. In this part we will discuss the benefits of cookie-free domains. When the browser makes a request for a static image it also sends cookies together with the request. The … Continue reading Application Performance Series- Part 5- Use Cookie free Domains for Components

Application Performance Series- Part 4- Use Content Delivery Network (CDN)

This is part 4 of a multiple part series on web performance improvements. The first Introductory blog can be found here. In previous part we discussed the pro and cons of DSN. In this part we will analyse how CDN’s can help us improve performance. Whenever user types any URL in the browser, it sends the request to the server. The request travels all the way … Continue reading Application Performance Series- Part 4- Use Content Delivery Network (CDN)

Application Performance Series- Part 3- Reduce DNS Lookups

This is part 3 of a multiple part series on web performance improvements. The first Introductory blog can be found here. In previous part we discussed about the performance measurement tools/plugins for a web application. In this part we will study what is DNS lookup and how it affects web application performance. What is DNS? Whenever we type any URL (host name of the web application/page) … Continue reading Application Performance Series- Part 3- Reduce DNS Lookups

Application Performance Series- Part 1- Where to start

This is part 1 of a multiple part series on web performance improvements. The Introductory blog can be found here. In introductory post we discussed importance of software development keeping performance performance at center. In this part we will discuss which part affect web application performance the most? Where we can start the performance improvement activity to get maximum output? Any web application performance improvement activity is a … Continue reading Application Performance Series- Part 1- Where to start