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Server Watch

A good collection of data relating to servers and speed. http://serverwatch.internet.com/


What is popular and what is not. http://www.netcraft.com/survey/

Web Server Compare

A good selection of benchmarking data. http://webservercompare.internet.com/bench.html

Transaction Processing Performance Council

Industry guide to measuring performance in a controlled environment. http://www.tpc.org/

ODP Site Management Directory

Over a thousand tools to help manage your website effectively. http://dmoz.org/Computers/Software/Internet/Site_Management/

NIST WebMetrics

Really useful complementary tools. http://zing.ncsl.nist.gov/WebTools/

Trio White Papers

Good performance tutorial, but they have not heard of the Speed-Survey. http://www.trionetworks.com/hypertrak/white.htm

HotPulse Website Speed Test

Measures the ping round trip time to your server, the note alongside the results quite accurately describes why the Speed-Survey was set up. http://www.hostpulse.com/app/networktools/ping.asp


"The Internet Performance Authority", offer a full range of solutions - but they still rely on fixed points of measurement. http://www.keynote.com/


Mixing performance measurement with usability. Claims to go the "last mile&qout; as we do. http://www.gomez.com/

Apacheweek Tips

Regular column on getting the most from Apache. http://www.apacheweek.com/features/tips

ASP News

Application & Web Services news. http://www.aspnews.com/


A collaboration of worldwide browser emulating agents that can measure performance of specific URLs. http://www.webperf.org/


A French language website by Jean-Marc Hardy discussing aspects of delivery performance. http://www.radioscopie.net/rapidite.htm (en)

Zeus ISP Web Performance

A packet based ISP comparison table for the US and UK. http://webperf.zeus.co.uk/

Opera Browser

Big claims, good tool. http://www.opera.com/

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