by Frank Delventhal

Recently we had some mid sized companies who made their website more attractive to the public. But with the success their website became not usable anymore. The page loading times increased tremendously and so they started loosing regular visitors.
What components of a website make your site slow?
How do you find bottlenecks?
Shall we throw more hardware at the problem?
A small step by step guide how to evaluate severity.

This is about possible solutions and compromises between performance and features.