WordPress Hosting Providers Study: Web Performance & Scalability

WordPress Hosting Providers Study: Web Performance & Scalability

Experiment: When it comes to web performance, study after study has proven: fast and scalable wins the race. But with thousands of WordPress hosting providers, how do you know which one is fast and scalable? That is where ReviewSignal.com comes in. Their business is all about helping people identify which hosting provider is the best choice…

WebPerfLab – Impact of a CDN

WebPerfLab – Impact of a CDN

Content Delivery Networks are systems designed to increase the capacity of your website. But is it worth implementing? How much does it improve scalability? 10%? 20%? 100%? Would you believe over 300%? How about that it alone quadrupled the amount of throughput our website can handle? Before we delve into the details of the results, we first…

6 Facts About Cyber Monday Every E-Commerce Business Should Know

1. Cyber Monday is Growing Adobe reported that Cyber Monday e-commerce sales in 2013 reached $2.29 billion – a staggering 16% increase over 2012. comScore reported that desktop sales on Cyber Monday 2013 totaled over $1.73 billion, making it the heaviest US online spending day in history. With these kinds of numbers, only time will…

Possible And Plausible

A possible explanation is something that could be true, based on the information we have. A plausible explanation is something that is likely to be true, based on the information we have. What does it mean to be possible and plausible? When we think about something being possible, we are considering whether or not it…

Load Testing vs Performance Testing

A web developer called me the other day and asked, “What’s the difference between load testing vs performance testing?” I pondered for a moment and replied, “Not really.” Hmmmm…now I needed to support my answer. Thus began a hunt for good answers to my client’s question. Searching Google, gleaning from our interviews, and asking respected…

F 16 Vs F 15

The F-16 is a single-engine, highly maneuverable fighter aircraft. It is smaller and lighter than the F-15, making it more agile. The F-16 can carry more weapons and has a higher top speed than the F-15. The F-15 is a twin-engine, long range fighter aircraft. It has superior range and payload capacity to the F-16….