Successful solution need constant attention - Unlike their failed counterparts, successful solutions are successful solely because systems, users, and organizations have come to depend upon them. Not necessarily because they were well crafted, intelligently designed, or adhere to any other theoretical standards or best practices.

Nearly all successful applications can benefit from the performance-tuning techniques outlined in this document. However, the techniques outlined here should serve as a checklist for determining whether it is time to consider throwing more hardware or other resources (such as consultants, third-party solutions, and so on) at a problem.

Download this paper for 10 useful checklist items that will serve to help improve your systems’ performance.