A slow host is a bad host

Just a quick post about a discovery I just made. When using the Load Time Profiler plugin to measure load time, it’s possible to compare two hosting environments by looking at the first part of the load process, before any plugins or theme files are loaded. The last point such point measured by the plugin […]

WordPress profiler

This post is part two of a mini series where I (1) explain why keeping track of WordPress load timing is important and (2) discuss how WordPress load time profiling can be done using a newly created plugin. If you want to skip the chatter and go straight to the plugin, you can download it here. […]

Rackspace and load test automation

Well, last workday of this week turned out nice. I’ve been working with LoadImpact.com for a few months, providing text material for their blog. Mostly hands on technical stuff about load testing, how their tool can be used, and fun things you can find out with a good Load Testing tool at hand. But this […]

LoadImpact

I’ve just started blogging as a guest writer at LoadImpact.com. If you’re not already familiar with LoadImpact, go check them out. They provide the word leading load test as cloud service solution and is free to try out. Today my first post was published about the difference between Node.js and PHP as server side languages/environments. So, […]