Get the Lead Out - Practical Optimization
Speaker: Dan Wilson
January 9, 2013
How do you get the most out of your applications? The advice is spread far and wide. In this presentation we'll do a live walk-through of an application, analyze common bottlenecks and fix them. Along the way we'll learn about the dangers of micro-optimization database testing, load testing, the scientific method and other important techniques designed to make a real difference in application throughput. If you have concerns about scalability in ColdFusion or you have an application that isn't performing as well as you would like, come to this meeting!
- Presentation slides
- Presentation recording
- Book Mentioned: Scalable Internet Architectures by Theo Schlossnagle
- Software mentioned: Fusion Reactor, Squid caching proxy, Webserver Stress Tool
- Dan Wilson
As principal partner of DataCurl LLC, Dan Wilson runs both the consulting practice and ChallengeWave.com, a way to help employees start and stick with healthier lifestyles.
Dan is an avid participant in technology communities; an Adobe Community Professional, manager of the Triangle ColdFusion User Group in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, Managing Director of the popular Model-Glue framework and contributor to numerous open source projects based on ColdFusion, Flex and AIR platforms.
When not in front of a computer, you can find him biking, hiking, surfing, playing volleyball and helping small businesses improve their sales and marketing.
Dan's website is nodans.com.