Paul Glavich (firstname.lastname@example.org) is an ASP.NET MVP who works as a Principal Consultant at Readify (http://readify.net/) in Australia. He has more than 22 years of industry experience, and was technical architect for one of the world’s first Internet banking solutions using .NET technology. His technical articles can also be seen on community sites such as ASPAlliance.com (www.aspalliance.com/).
Applications must perform well. The problem is that performance can't easily be added later as an afterthought but must be part of the culture and values of the development team. This isn't easy, particularly if measurement is difficult to achieve and it is tricky to determine exactly what is running too slowly. As well as making performance a clear objective, you need an efficient integrated approach and the right tools. If you get this right, it can save a lot of expense, and time spent refactoring code. … Read more
In the Complete Guide .NET Performance and Optimization, Paul Glavich and Chris Farrell offer a comprehensive and essential handbook to anybody looking to set up a .NET testing environment and get the best results out of it, or just learn effective techniques for testing and optimizing their .NET applications.… Read more
In this sample chapter from his upcoming book, Paul Glavich explains performance metrics and walks us through the steps needed to establish meaningful performance targets. He covers many metrics such as "time to first byte" and explains why you should add some contingency into your estimated performance requirements.… Read more
Performance is a concern for all but the simplest of applications. Making your applications perform well seems a simple enough ask, but it can be something of a black art. This is where profiling comes in.… Read more