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Form (Factor) versus Function

#webperf Purpose-built hardware is an integral component for some things but not others. Understanding the difference will help architect networks that deliver highly scalable, top-performing applications. In the world of web performance there... Read more
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1024 Words: I Didn't Say It Was Your Fault, I Said I Was Going to Blame You

#webperf We often lay the blame for application performance woes on the nebulous (and apparently sentient-with-malevolent-tendencies) "network". But the truth is that the causes of application performance woes are more often than not... Read more
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1024 Words: SEND Buffers and Concurrent Connections

#devops #webperf #ado The relationship between SEND buffers and concurrent connections The send buffer setting is the maximum amount of data a system will send before receiving an acknowledgement, and the receive window setting is the maximum size... Read more
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Performance versus Presentation

#webperf #ado You remember the service, not the plating (unless you're a foodie) One morning, while reading the Internet (yes, the entire Internet), I happened upon a rather snarky (and yes, I liked the tone and appreciated the honesty) blog... Read more
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Programmable Cache-Control: One Size Does Not Fit All

#webperf For addressing challenges related to performance of #mobile devices and networks, caching is making a comeback.   It's interesting - and almost amusing - to watch the circle of technology run around best practices wit... Read more
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Service Chaining and Unintended Consequences

#webperf #infosec #ado #SDN #cloud Service chaining is a popular term today to describe a process in the network that's been done in the land of application integration for a long time. Service chaining in a nutshell is basically orchestration... Read more
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Filling the SLA Gap in the Cloud

#webperf #ado Meeting user expectations of fast and available applications becomes more difficult as you relinquish more and more control… User expectations with respect to performance are always a concern for IT. Whether it's monitoring... Read more
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The Need for (HTML5) Speed

#mobile #HTML5 #webperf #fasterapp #ado The importance of understanding acceleration techniques in the face of increasing mobile and HTML5 adoption An old English proverb observes that "Even a broken clock is right twice a day.”  A... Read more
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There is more to it than performance.

Did you ever notice that sometimes, “high efficiency” furnaces aren’t? That some things the furnace just doesn’t cover – like the quality of your ductwork, for example? The same is true of a “high performance” race car. Yes, it is VERY fast,... Read more
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Hype Cycles, VDI, and BYOD

Survive the hype. Get real benefits. #F5 #BYOD #VDI An interesting thing is occurring in the spaces of Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) and Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) that is subtle, and while not generally part of the technology hype cycle,... Read more
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Speed Matters, but Dev Speed or App Speed?

In running, speed matters. But how the speed matters is very important, and what type of running is your forte’ should determine what you are involved in. As a teen, I was never a very good sprinter. Just didn’t get up to speed fast enough, and... Read more
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SPDY versus HTML5 WebSockets

#HTML5 #fasterapp #webperf #SPDY So much alike, yet so vastly a different impact on the data center … A recent post on the HTTP 2.0 War beginning garnered a very relevant question regarding WebSockets and where it fits in (what might shape up to... Read more
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QoS without Context: Good for the Network, Not So Good for the End user

#fasterapp #webperf #ado One of the most often mentioned uses of #OpenFlow revolves around QoS . Which is good for network performance metrics, but not necessarily good for application performance. In addition to issues related to virtual... Read more
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F5 Friday: F5 Application Delivery Optimization (ADO)

#ado #fasterapp #webperf The “all of the above” approach to improving application performance A few weeks ago (at Interop 2012 to be exact) F5 announced its latest solution designed to improve application performance. One facet of this “all of... Read more
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Y U No Support SPDY Yet?

#fasterapp #ado #interop Mega-sites like Twitter and popular browsers are all moving to support SPDY – but there’s one small glitch in the game plan… SPDY is gaining momentum as “big” sites begin to enable support for the would-be HTTP 2.0... Read more
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The “All of the Above” Approach to Improving Application Performance

#ado #fasterapp #stirling Carnegie Mellon testing of ADO solutions answers age old question: less filling or tastes great? You probably recall years ago the old “Tastes Great vs Less Filling” advertisements. The ones that always concluded in... Read more
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