Why is My Java Application Freezing Under Heavy I/O Load?

Author: , June 17th, 2019

Latency-sensitive applications running in Java sometimes experience unacceptable delays under heavy I/O load. This blog discusses why this problem occurs and what to do about it for applications running Tungsten Clustering for MySQL.

How To Enable Compression On Apache Webservers

Author: , April 26th, 2016

Add the following to either .htaccess or httpd.conf:

How To Speed Up Safari Page Display

Author: , March 16th, 2012

I just found this neat trick to speed up Safari by reducing the ‘Render Before Display’ time: 1. Quit Safari. 2. Launch Terminal.app 3. Type in the line below and then press {enter}: defaults write com.apple.Safari WebKitInitialTimedLayoutDelay 0.20 4. Quit Terminal and restart Safari

How To Fix Safari 5.1 Slow Performance

Author: , July 28th, 2011

I found that after enabling extensions in Safari 5.1, my performance slowed down considerably. I was able to restore performance to normal by simply turning off all of the old, unused extensions. I did not have to delete them, just disabled each one. Also found an excellent post about Safari clean-up…