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Originally published in Queue vol. 11, no. 2
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Theo Schlossnagle - Monitoring in a DevOps World
Perfect should never be the enemy of better.

Ulan Degenbaev, Jochen Eisinger, Manfred Ernst, Ross McIlroy, Hannes Payer - Idle-Time Garbage-Collection Scheduling
Taking advantage of idleness to reduce dropped frames and memory consumption

Neil Gunther, Paul Puglia, Kristofer Tomasette - Hadoop Superlinear Scalability
The perpetual motion of parallel performance

Robert Sproull, Jim Waldo - The API Performance Contract
How can the expected interactions between caller and implementation be guaranteed?


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Patrick Meenan | Mon, 11 Mar 2013 13:42:02 UTC

Strangeloop Networks has been really good about collecting the studies and public information for the last several years: http://www.strangeloopnetworks.com/web-performance-optimization-hub

You can also search for the Shopzilla, Google or Bing presentations from several years ago at Velocity. They were some of the initial data released on causation studies but there has been a regular stream of them since then.

Matt | Sun, 10 Mar 2013 11:07:06 UTC

"The overwhelming evidence indicates that a Web site's performance (speed) correlates directly to its success" - This is what everybody claims, but do you have any references to back this up?

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