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First load is slow - johnlenehan - 04-26-2014 12:24 AM

Hi

I carried out this test:
http://www.webpagetest.org/graph_page_data.php?test=140425_GM_KRR&medianMetric=loadTime

Would you have any idea as to why the first test is always slower?

The main delay is always Time to First Byte, but always only on the first run.

Any help is appreciated.

Thanks

John


RE: First load is slow - pmeenan - 04-29-2014 04:12 AM

The first run is priming the caches on your server (database, filesystem, etc) so the next runs benefit from the server-side caches.


RE: First load is slow - johnlenehan - 04-29-2014 08:49 PM

Thank you for taking the time to reply.

John