10 Things That Plague Most CF Servers, with Solutions

Speaker:  Charlie Arehart
December 12, 2012

In his daily work of CF server troubleshooting, veteran CFer Charlie Arehart helps people solve problems that plague their servers, whether causing crashes, hangs, long-running requests, unexplained failures, or which just nag and vex administrators (and often developers).

In this presentation, he'll present 10 of the most common and vexing challenges he’s seen that plague most CF servers. More important, he'll present the solutions, all at a level that should be understandable by nearly anyone working with ColdFusion, whether administrators or not.

Charlie Arehart

A veteran ColdFusion developer and troubleshooter since 1997 with more than three decades in enterprise IT, Charlie Arehart is a longtime contributor to the community and a recognized Adobe Community Professional. As an independent consultant, he provides short-term, remote, on-demand troubleshooting/tuning assistance (and training/mentoring) for organizations of all sizes and CF experience levels (carehart.org/consulting).

Besides running the 2700-member Online ColdFusion Meetup (coldfusionmeetup.com, an online CF user group), he also hosts the UGTV repository of recorded presentations from hundreds of speakers (carehart.org/ugtv), the CF411 site of over 1700 tools/resources for CFers (cf411.com), and the new CF911 site of troubleshooting resources (cf911.com). A certified Advanced CF Developer and Instructor for each version since CF 4, Charlie's spoken at each of the major CF conferences worldwide and is a contributor to all three volumes of Ben Forta's ColdFusion 8 and 9 WACK books.