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This is an old page from Rod Begbie's blog.

It only exists in an attempt to prevent linkrot. No new content will be added to this site, and links and images are liable to be broken. Check out begbie.com to find where I'm posting stuff these days.

Filed under 'performance'

November 17, 2009

dynaTrace AJAX Edition

Really in-depth front-end web performance tool. Like the “Net” tab of Firebug, but more so. Windows and IE (!) only.

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August 26, 2009

Episodes: for timing web pages

Framework for tracking web performance on end-user machines, from Steve Souders, author of “High Performance Web Sites”.

December 11, 2008

Spock Proxy

Proxy for transparent(-ish) sharding of MySQL databases.

December 2, 2008

What Your Computer Does While You Wait : Gustavo Duarte

The latencies of the modern computer laid bare. “Waiting for a hard drive seek is like leaving the building to roam the earth for one year and three months.”

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September 18, 2008

DjangoCon 2008 Keynote: Cal Henderson

Cal Henderson on “Why I Hate Django”. At last, someone willing to stand up and publicly state the “All serious programming language inventors have BEARDS!” theory. (Some seriously useful performance thoughts mixed in amongst the bile and kittens)

About This Site

This is an archive of groovmother.com, the old blog run by Rod Begbie — A Scottish geek who lives in San Francisco, CA.

I'm the co-founder of Sōsh, your handy-dandy guide for things to do in San Francisco this weekend.