Browsing posts tagged with: cache

Stacks of Cache
September 18, 2013 by

Application Performance Management, Performance Management Tech

Everyone likes cache. How can you not? In countless cases, you can remediate performance problems quickly and cheaply by adding a cache layer to your stack. It’s like bolting a nitrous oxide system onto your tricked out street racer, or throwing dry leaves on your campfire. Immediate, obvious big performance difference, teeny-tiny investment of effort.
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Russian Doll Caching
August 7, 2013 by

Application Performance Management, Performance Management Tech

Rails 4 is out featuring Russian Doll caching (AKA Cache Digests). In this article, I apply Russian Doll caching to one of my poorer performing Rails 3 pages using the cache_digests gem. ActionView templates are great. They are easy to code, manage and extend but the one thing they are not is fast…at least not
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Caching: Up and Down the Stack – Boston Web Performance Meetup Wrap-up
February 27, 2013 by

Application Performance Management, Performance Management Tech

Last week, I presented Caching Up and Down the Stack at the Boston Web Performance meetup. It was great to get the chance to present to the 60+ people who came out for the talk. Unsurprisingly, many of the people there knew a lot about caching in all of the different levels I touched on, and some great conversation
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