Canonicalizaton of URLs (think www and no-www versions of the same site/page) using redirects as both an SEO and performance impact as explained in this article.
Following on from our last link – What to look for when running performance tests and analyzing waterfall charts.
WebPagetest creator Pat Meehan writes a great overview explaining web-performance site waterfalls and how to immediately recognise common issues.
Software Architect and Microsoft MVP Troy Hunt outlines his comprehensive approach to optimizing his new site for reduced bandwidth and improved speed to handle massive traffic spikes.
Radware has published an updated infographic on the performance of the Alexa top 500 sites and measured their load times and Time To Interact – sadly things are getting worse
The ‘nerds’ at AirBnB run though some of the steps and processes they used to reduce page load times.
Following on from their article breaking down Time To First Byte, this article goes into great detail on other steps to reduce that time between a blank page and something the visitor sees.
Brilliant article on A List Apart from Etsy’s engineering manager on how simple and common site and page speed initiatives can improve user experience.