Posts Tagged ‘SQL’


Building fast web sites with Yahoo!’s Exceptional Performance Team

Saturday, November 15th, 2008

Yahoo!’s Developer Theater has always been a priceless resource for web designers and developers. But what I have found the most useful video for me was Steve Souders’ High performance websites presentation. For those of you who don’t have the time to watch the whole video – here is a short summary.

Like many things in our Universe, web performance obeys Pareto’s 80-20 principle – 20% of the elements of a website cause 80% of the effects on the performance. And if we try to slightly reduce the time spent on loading those 20% of the elements, we can get much more than 20% increase in speed. (more…)