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Latency: 4 Ways You Can Fight Back and Accelerate Your Applications

April 17, 2013 — by Joshua Bixby6

Most people have a rough idea that latency has something to do with the delay in moving content from the host server to the user, but when pressed, they struggle with explaining the real-world implications of latency on application performance. In this post, I'm going to explain what latency is, its impact on page load, and how we can fight back.