Tag: performance

10 Aug 2014 · by Benjamin VanEvery
Site issues are a part of life for most web application shops. Database errors, buggy code, vendor failures, growing pains, etc. rear their heads and keep engineers up at night. At Box, we're no exception, and over the years we've done our fair share of triaging and solving site issues....
08 Apr 2013 · by Shiv Mahajan
You drank the performance koolaid and want to optimize your site for mobile. You learned all the established WPO best practices by heart. Now it's time to dive in. But - how do you actually do it? Join Steve Souders as he navigates a path through the performance landscape using the latest mobile...
06 Dec 2012 · by Gavin Towey
Anyone who spends time optimizing a Relational Database Management System (RDBMS) can tell you that the largest performance gains can be made from query optimization. It's true that selecting good hardware and tuning the OS and server settings matter a lot in this process. However, by tuning a...
01 Oct 2012
As a member of the performance team, my responsibilities include load and scalability testing to ensure that Box applications scale and perform reasonably as we gain new customers. Most of the performance testing I have done in the past has been in lab environments, where the typical flow included...