Olympic Web Site Prepared for Traffic Onslaught

The Olympic web site team has been working for months to help ensure that the site will run smoothly throughout the games, no matter how much demand they get.

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Web Performance Optimization Could Be as Important as SEO

When we think about how to drive traffic to our web sites, we usually think of Search Engine Optimization (SEO), but studies are showing that Web Site Optimization can be just important in terms of driving traffic, page rank and stickiness.

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Researchers Say Web Visitors Could Bolt After Just 250ms Delay

New research suggests that web site vistors are even more impatient than we believed. How impatient? How about they are likely to leave after just a 250 milliseconds delay in loading?

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Lin Hype Brings Knicks’ Web Site to Its Knees

The New York Knicks’ Web team should have anticipated it might get a traffic spike on Sunday afternoon. They were playing the NBA champs on national TV and phenom Jeremy Lin was on display. But the site crashed under the pressure.

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Even DISA Not Immune to Major Outages

When DISA, a key technology department at the DoD, has its web site and internal services go down for the better part of week, you know it can happen to anyone. But that might not make you feel any better, should such a disaster ever happen on your watch.

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