Welcome back to Performance Matters 👋 This week, we're inspired by Google's announcement that page experience signals would be included in Google Search ranking from May 2021. This should come as no surprise, but it's a timely reminder to keep pushing for speed and adopting new performance metrics.
We've also released Raygun's October launch notes if you want to catch up on what we've been shipping 🚀
Web performance and search engines
There is a lot of talk about web performance as a ranking signal in Search Engines and how important or not it is, but often people are overlooking how performance affects multiple phases of a search engine such as crawling, rendering, and indexing.
Reducing variability in metrics
This article looks at three different websites and investigates how much running tests 1, 3, 5, or 7 times reduces variability.
Getting fast and staying there
Getting fast is difficult, staying fast even more so. How do successful companies ensure that their site speed stays at peak?
Debugging incidents in Google's distributed systems
Learn how engineers at Google debug production issues, including the types of tools, high-level strategies, and low-level tasks that engineers use in varying combinations to debug effectively.
Npm's new public roadmap and feedback process
Raygun's launch notes
Tech Leaders’ Panel, spike protection, and more. Catch up on all the updates in our monthly launch notes.
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