Category: Performance

Karmic Koala – post install notes

Installed Ubuntu 9.10 a few days ago. Everything seemed OK (very very nice actually) except for a little network performance glitch that may also bother you.  Canonical has once again taken Linux one step further away from the status of

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Javascript performance on current browsers

Found this little test which gives an indicator as to Javascript performance in your browser. On my system (Windows XP on two year old Lenovo T60p laptop) i tried to run it ten times on my browsers with all plugins

Posted in Geekyness, Linux, Performance, Software design, Web, Windows

Testing: WP Super Cache

Seems like a very cool plugin to enhance the userexperience – performance wise, plus it seems to prepare WordPress blogs for high traffic spikes. Bug found: Links to posts from archives seems to cache PHP-code – not the resulting HTML.

Posted in Geekyness, LAMP, Performance, Web

What goes on in my registry when…

Ever asked yourself what actually happens when you perform a certain thing in a certain program? Which files are read, created, updated and what goes on in my registry. The Sysinternals Process Monitor tool does this. Filter the events any

Posted in Free, Geekyness, Performance, Windows

MySQL query/indexing tip

I originally learned about this MySQL shortcoming in the book High Performance MySQL, and luckily I remembered it for an issue that struck me today. I have two tables – one containing blog-posts, and one containing a record for each

Posted in LAMP, MySQL, Open Source, Performance