tuning apache and a different perspective on web app performance

Here’s another article that I can really relate to. Typically a standard install of Apache has lots of extra (often unused) features and won’t take full advantage of all system resources. There are all sorts of things you can do (like recompiling to support more concurrent connections, which is what I’ve had to do). Tuning Apache Servers

A follow-on article on breaking down web performance optimization into 3 segments: first mile, middle mile, and last mile. While I don’t agree with his assessment as it does not talk about how browsers can be leverage to overcome chatty web apps. However it does offer perspective on what our customers may be looking at / thinking about. There’s even a mention of my old company, FineGround Networks. Global Web Site Performance Improvement