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Dig into the noise

Knowledge level: 
Intermediate
Track: 
Coding and Development
Language: 
English

There are many articles around about how you can improve your website speed by caching and various other methods, most of them relying on Varnish and Memcache solutions. However, there is only a bit of information about what you can do before to reach that performance dropping point, and once that point was hit, what are the first steps to identify the real problem and make follow the right path in order to get long term improvement of you website.

The presentation will focus on the following items:

-performance improvements added to D7
-what to consider when choosing your hosting solution
-what do you need in order to be able to identify and solve performance issues
-an approach to collect & analyze the data
-at what levels problems can be identified easy and how
-what you can do with some of the most common tools available before touching anything else