Getting IIS 7 to Compress JavaScript

One of the many recommendations that Yahoo makes on optimizing your web site for high amounts of traffic, and to make the response time speedier to your user is GZip encoding all your static content. I usually do this as a standard for setting up any of my Web Servers…

Anything For Sale By Owner

As I alluded in a post a couple of weeks ago, I have been a bad blogger. And I have neglected my community of readers. However I would like to tell you what I have been doing in the last couple of months while I have been neglecting my blog…

Which web server is better under load, IIS 6 or Apache?

One of the many techno-geek religious arguments that comes up a lot is which web server has a faster response time under load, IIS 6 or Apache? I am happy to say somebody actually put this to a test using what is known as the Digg-effect, basically a constant hammering…