5 reasons your website might slow down this holiday season (or anytime)

The National Retail Federation (NRF) predicts that this year’s holiday sales will increase to $586.1 billion. But here’s the rub: The companies that are making money are those that have fast, responsive websites. Those with slow websites won’t be cashing...

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Lessons learned from the Amazon Web Services outage

Moving to the cloud sounds great ... but what happens when that cloud goes down? After Amazon's recent outages, we look at some lessons learned to help prevent outages of this nature in the future.

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2013 web app predictions from Akamai Edge

Last week a few of my colleagues and I flew out to Las Vegas to attend Akamai Edge 2012, Akamai's annual customer conference. Read more to get some of my thoughts and takeaways from the show.

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Testing the cloud from above the clouds

Why stay grounded just to perform a load test? With an SaaS-based application living in the cloud, you're free to do your test from anywhere -- even flying at 30,000 feet.

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2 seconds is the acceptable response time

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For the second year in succession Apica made a joint survey with the Swedish trade show Webbdagarna in Stockholm, March 19th-20th. 175 people participated in the survey and took part in the draw for an iPad mini. Website response time should be less than 2 seconds. Our survey shows that visitors expect a response time less than 2 seconds when …

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Speed Up? The Pros and Cons of Single-Page Sites

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At one point, there was some spirited debate in the design community over whether responsive website design or single-page design was the way to go. CSS3, jQuery, and an assortment of other exotic options have since quieted the naysayers. In 2014, “responsiveness” and “single-page” are nearly synonymous.     But we’re not quite there yet. Between now and the 20XX …

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Best Practice for Optimizing end user performance on web and mobile

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Pressure to deliver new features and functionality fast, often with technologies new to your development/operations team, means you need to be ever more vigilant in how users experience your services – 24×7. Whether you are moving hosting providers, planning a new code deployment, preparing for a special event attracting abnormally high load or wanting to ensure a great experience for …

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Streamlined Web Pages Means Faster Mobile Browsing

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It’s the Age of the Smartphone, and users all want fast internet. The problem is, smartphones don’t have the fat connections that desktop computers and laptops enjoy with stable internet access. Mobile users instead have data plans that charge by byte or second, and using a hotspot or a 4G connection can be aggravating if you’re already in a hurry …

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Performance Test Your Smart TV Application

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We all know that TVs (and the people who watch them) are smarter than ever before, but what about your smart TV application? If you’re planning on releasing a Smart TV app or already have one sitting in an app store, knowing its performance limitations is the first step in improving conversion and user retention. It’s no big secret that, …

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The Impact of Web Site Performance on SEO

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  Poor web site performance can result in a variety of issues for a business, ranging from high bounce rates and reduced visitor engagement to an increasingly less reputable perception. These negatives are largely based upon expectations, since the high-speed internet of today is accommodating to those with short attention spans. Web site visitors expect speedy results, and they are …

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Best ways to test mobile websites and mobile apps

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With application users now demanding a seamless experience for desktop, tablet and smartphone from anywhere at any time, testing and monitoring for mobile is often overlooked – with disastrous consequences Whether you have a mobile website or a mobile app, it is vital to make sure your users have trouble free operation. Research points to mobile users demanding fast response …

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