Images account for more than half of a typical web page’s content and are often the biggest hindrance to ensuring optimal web performance and a pleasant user experience. Learn which method of reducing image size is best for the web, and what the difference is between Lossless vs Lossy image compression techniques.
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In the case of managing web traffic, preparation is the key. Moreover, load balancing managed domain name server (DNS) processes is an important method for preparing for web traffic. So, how do you know if your web infrastructure is prepared for a surge in web traffic?
Puppet Labs surveyed over 4000 IT Operations and Development professionals and found that DevOps adoption is accelerating across organizations of all sizes. Organizations that have implemented DevOps practices are up to five times more likely to be high-performing than those that have not, and the more mature the DevOps implementation, the better their performance.
The infographic below shows the key findings of the Puppet Labs 2013 State of DevOps Survey:
For most online businesses, integrating social media into their website has enabled them to interact with their customers directly. Social media widgets offer customers the ability to have real-time engagement with the business, its products, and like-minded consumers.
Today’s DevOps are increasingly saddled with third party social media widgets (or applications). By relying on external content, developers become dependent on the quality of that third-party content delivery, which, in turn, impacts the performance of their website. Due to lack of third-party element control, developers find difficulty monitoring vital statistics related to network health.
Developers can use externally-based web performance tools to determine if their social media app integration is worth the wait.