More Speed!

I’ve recently setup mod_pagespeed for this site ( and mod_pagespeed and CloudFlare for  The combination should provide excellent Front End Optimization (FEO) as well as caching and CDN performance advantages.  Overall you should find my sites to be faster loading and more stable.  I […]

By | July 30th, 2013|Performance|2 Comments

PHP and FastCGI

I’ve just converted my server and many sites from mod_php under Apache to FastCGI and php-cgi. In theory this should perform better, scale better, and generally BE better. However I’m new to it, so if you find something that is broken on being weird, let me know!

By | May 11th, 2013|Linux, Performance|1 Comment

Boston Web Performance Meetup – JMeter and New Relic

Let's Talk Speed! Let’s Talk Speed!

I’m excited to be presenting at another Boston Web Performance Group Meetup.  On Tuesday September 18th, 2012 I will be co-presenting with my co-worker Steve Hall on

By | August 15th, 2012|Performance|5 Comments