Server Hardware—How Important Are CPU, RAM, and I/O Speed To Performance?

When it’s time to choose a hosting company and a hosting package do you consider the specs of the server? How do you decide how many GHz of clock speed in a CPU is enough and how do you choose much RAM you need. What should you look for when it comes to server disk space?

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Website Performance—Does Your Hosting Plan Matter?

Last spring I published a short series on website performance to serve as an introduction to a longer on-again off-again series on the same topic. That first series covered things like performance budgets and how to test a site’s performance and read the waterfall charts you receive as a result.

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My Goals for 2018—Let’s Get Those Priorities In Order

Happy New Year! I hope you enjoyed a longer than usual weekend and are adjusting to the work week and the start of another year. I like to start my year with thoughts toward the future and today I want to share my goals for 2018.

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2017 Goals Review—Looking Back On The Year That Was

Happy Holidays. I hope you’re enjoying the season and looking forward to the start of 2018 next week. As I do each year, I want to spend the last post of 2017 reviewing the goals I set in January. I’ll grade my success or lack thereof as I talk about the year that was and whether or not I accomplished my goals.

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How You Can Train Yourself To Think Like A Designer

Toward the end of last week’s post concluding my short series about design concepts, I mentioned that you want to consistently look at other designs and ask yourself questions about what you see. I want to spend today expanding on that idea a little.

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