Know your traffic flow - Part II

We've touched on this time and again - optimizing your Aqualogic Portal is tricky because there are so many moving parts. We've talked about optimizations on the front end (image server), back end (portlet servers), and today I'd like to share a diagram that covers a lot of the HTTP requests in between.

The following diagram shows many of these transactions in a standard portal page request (click the images to load them full-size):

This diagram shows key events in a standard transaction:

Finally, this one shows key optimizations to tweak performance at various locations in the transaction chain:

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