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Or, The Case of Too Much Java

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Andrew Baldock


When I arrived at Mindjet, the OpenCMS 7 web server in place for 3 years was useful from an engineering perspective, but the pages loaded very slow. See this report from Feb 2013:
16 seconds to load the home page!

Lets see the fixes!

Play developer and help Andrew fix slow server issues one by one. Take the 'bad' issues on the left and drag them onto Andrew (the Unicorn) to fix. With each issue dropped, read the notes below to see the solutions!

Legacy Server

Java-heavy Content Management System, multiple .jsp layers
HTML, JavaScript, CSS not optimized for load speed
All contents on same server
Non-optimal server settings
Multiple noisy tracking systems installed

New Server

solution notes

reset game