mobile web performance

Winter Holiday in July: How Amazon Preps its Retail Site Performance for Prime Day

Update: Wednesday, July 13th 2016 10:35PM ET So another Prime Day has wrapped up.  I’ll be getting my $10 five pound bag of gummy bears soon.  By all reports Prime Day has been a success for Amazon; TechCrunch reports that Amazon says it was their “biggest day ever” and sales were up over 60%.  From a online delivery standpoint Dynatrace’s data has showed that Amazon rocked it.  Based on our … read more

5 tips from Dynatrace 2016 Digital Experience Report

Dynatrace recently released its annual Digital Experience Report comparing the digital experiences offered by leaders in seven industries. You can watch the webinar or read the report to find out who the leaders are in your industry. Beyond identifying the leaders, the report dives deep into performance analysis to give you some ideas on how to improve.  In this post, I will highlight my top 5 tips for improving performance collected from the work my … read more

Going Mobile: Adopting a "mobile-first" strategy

Back in the days when smartphones began to dominate the market, customers started to access information on-the-go — emails, weather, news, sports etc. Many companies — including Walgreens –realized the need to address the specific requirements of the mobile user and typically introduced a mobile version of their primary website. Either it was a completely different mobile website or a transcoded version of the desktop website. Those choosing to create a … read more

Update: Countdown to Premiere of Star Wars, The Force Awakens: Digital Performance Is Essential for Related Sites

Star Wars, The Force Awakens Premieres – A Look at the Digital Performance of Ticket Purchasing and Merchandising Sites Under the Force of Online Visits Update: December 22nd, 2015 Star Wars Digital Performance – “Epilogue” Update “When I left you, I was but the learner; now I am the master” So as we wrap up the Star Wars weekend, all reports (spoiler free here) say that Star Wars, The Force … read more

Black Friday/Cyber Monday Live Blog: Retailers’ Mobile & Web Performance

Update: December 9, 2015 at 9:00am EST The Mobile Holiday Weekend Now that the dust has settled let’s have a look at how mobile impacted the Holiday weekend. Dynatrace’s holiday shopping report told us that 50% of millennials will do more mobile shopping than they will by making in store purchases, and 60% of them will be doing more mobile shopping than they did last year. With that in mind, … read more

Mobilegeddon is here.

A bit of background Google is in the process of changing how they rank mobile web pages (pages that load in mobile devices).  What does this mean for some businesses?  This means that their ranking in Google searches is going to change depending on fast those pages load in a mobile device. Because we are in the middle of the largest disruption the Internet has ever seen (as end users … read more

Dynatrace AJAX Edition 4.5 is here! Closing the Last Chapter, but the Story Continues

Update April 2017: Dynatrace AJAX Edition has been a great success story over the years but we had to move on and focus our development efforts in other areas. If you want to know where our journey is heading and how we can help you check out Dynatrace AJAX edition Over the last couple of years the Dynatrace engineering team out of Linz, Austria continually updated one of the best … read more

Upcoming Talks on DevOps, Mobile Application Performance

Our team will be speaking at several upcoming User Groups, Meetups, Conferences and what we call PERFORM Days. Check out the list and – in case you happen to be in the area – let us know or join us: London Web Performance Group Tuesday, February 25h: Delivering on the Performance Promise using RUM by Klaus Enzenhofer and Best Practices on Performance-focused DevOps by Andreas Grabner PERFORM Day Leeds Wednesday, … read more

Which Industries Have the Fastest Web and Mobile Performance?

In early February, we announced our third annual Best of the Web award winners for 2011. The awards showcased leaders in web and mobile site performance across seven U.S. major industries based on web and mobile site performance for the entire year. As a follow on to the “Best of the Web 2011: Compuware Gomez Web and Mobile Performance Awards” comprehensive report, we analyzed the data for web and mobile performance … read more

Key Performance Principles of Top Web Businesses

What is meant by ‘performance’ and why should business managers care about it?  Web or mobile performance is the technical capability of a web-based element — a web page, a mobile web page, or a dedicated application — to be fully available for critical business transactions and to load at speeds that meet a customer’s expectations consistently, during peak periods, at all times of the day and across all geographies. … read more