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Speed up your applications using IIS & WinCache

Web & PHP Magazine Article published in the Web & PHP Magazine.

Modern web applications have to be fast and responsive. A nice user friendly design no longer suffices, as users become more and more impatient. Visitors compare the speed of your website with the speed of Google, Facebook, Wikipedia, etc. Every millisecond delay in delivering a webpage will cost you visitors and business. Ask yourself: would you rather look for something on a slow page or on a fast page? Of course you would prefer the fast one! We look at three methods to increase the speed of your website on IIS.

Speed of WebPages matter. Nowadays, even search engines incorporate the speed of your site into its search rank. In this context, speed means low latency and high responsiveness. It does not mean scaling to many users. Caching is one of the best optimization techniques for this case. Caching can occur at every step of the request/response cycle: at the user side, the web server or in your PHP application. In this article we are going to have a look at three caching options available with PHP applications running on IIS web servers:

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October 3, 2012, Arno Hollosi