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Warren wrote his first computer program in 1970 (yes, it was Fortran). He earned his Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Waterloo and his Bachelor of Computer Science degree at the University of Windsor. After a few years at IBM, he worked on a Master of Mathematics (Computer Science) degree at the University of Waterloo. He decided to stay home to take care of his newborn son rather than complete that degree. That decision cost him his career, but he would gladly make the same decision again. Warren is now retired, but he finds it hard to do nothing, so he writes web performance articles for the Monitor.Us blog. Life is good!
This article provides performance tips that improve perceived time more than actual time. Two or three are founded on the principle of setting appropriate expectations.Measuring the time that passes (read more)
Taxonomy of Tips presented a classification scheme for the many performance tips that abound on the Internet. The consensus seems to be that initial page rendering (category #5) and after-the-fact (read more)
The concept of an application transaction (also called a business transaction or an end-user transaction) is at the heart of Application Performance Monitoring (APM). A previous three-part article, The (read more)
Last week’s DevOpsDays Silicon Valley conference was a two-day thrill with a whirlwind of inspiring presentations and super-smart devops talks! The conference took place on June 24-25, 2016 (read more)
We’re living in exciting but demanding technological times. Big Data, Internet of Things, Apple Watch, ubiquitous computing, smart machines, robotics, and home automation . . . things that were (read more)