Preston So

Research shows that if your application introduces latency of even a few milliseconds, your business revenue can suffer immensely. At Tag1, we often have clients approach us with concerns about high traffic. Load testing and performance tuning often elicit groans from architects and developers more interested in building features, but it is a critical step in the process to ensuring your web application can operate at scale under heavy load. Though other load testing ecosystems...

Jeremy Andrews

Tag1 Consulting is focused on improving Drupal's performance and scalability. We also believe that when information is freely shared, everyone wins. Toward these ends, we are working on an online book titled, "Drupal Performance and Scalability". The book is divided into five main sections, Drupal Performance, Front End Performance, Improved Caching and Searching, Optimizing the Database Layer, and Drupal In The Cloud. The book is primarily aimed toward users running Drupal on the LAMP stack...

Jeremy Andrews

We are honored to have received praise from Drupal founder Dries Buytaert, who said in his blog (emphasis added): It is not always easy to scale Drupal -- not because Drupal sucks, but simply because scaling the LAMP stack (including Drupal) takes no small amount of skill. [...] Either you can do all of the above yourself, or you outsource it to a company that knows how to do this for you. Both are non-trivial...