Hayden James looks at how best to setup PHP-FPM for high throughput, low latency and a more stable use of CPU and memory.
Ahmed Boucherfra presents 23 tools you should know about for boosting front-end and back-end website performance.
Maria Antonietta Perna explores the Performance Tool available in the Firefox browser to find out more about CSS animation performance.
Colin O'Dell demonstrates how Blackfire helped with optimizations that resulted in a 53% performance boost in the league/commonmark parser.
Colin O'Dell explores how using a shared cache volume across Docker-based Gitlab CI jobs drastically improves build speeds.
Christopher Pitt shows how to read and write large files efficiently, using of streams and generators to remove an entire category of application errors.
Here's a compendium of practical MySQL optimization tricks - from bottlenecks to configuration and indexes. Leave your ORM behind and get your hands dirty!
Ben Schwarz argues the case for making the web fast for everyone with automated web app testing on real devices.
Interested in learning about Brotli Compression and its effects on WordPress performance? Take a look and find out if it's worth implementing!
Zoran uses Siege to benchmark and load-test a Symfony app, killing it in the process. He then uses cache to revive it and make it work under pressure!
Average page weight has reached 2.8Mb. WordPress, which powers a third of websites, is partly responsible. Craig shows how to boost your theme performance.
You can optimize the performance of your WordPress site using plugins. Adrian Try lists eight of the best that cover all the bases.
David Bush discusses the importance of understanding core functionality in Rails, showing how indexes work and how to implement a database by yourself.
Maria Antonietta Perna digs into performance issues when loading custom web fonts. She discusses file size and FOIT and shows some cutting-edge solutions.
WordPress records a copy of every post revision so you can revert to earlier versions. That can be useful but is it affecting your database performance?
Out of Java's three big logging frameworks (Java Util Logging, Log4j 2, and Logback), which one has the best performance?
Thomas shows us the difference between Pthreads 2 and 3 and explains the upgrade procedure - the changes are big and backwards-incompatible, but worth it.
Thomas explains the most recent version of pthreads targeting PHP 7+ and demonstrates all the new features it brought along. Get started with parallelism!