For a recent edition of the Swiss Computerworld Magazine we listed our Top 10 Performance Problems as we have seen them over the years when working with our clients. I hope this list is enlightening – and I’ve included follow-up links to the blogs to help better understand how to solve these problems:

#1: Too Many Database Calls, #2: Synchronized to Death, #3: Too chatty on the remoting channels, #4: Wrong usage of O/R-Mappers, #5: Memory Leaks, #6: Problematic 3rd Party Code/Components, #7: Wasteful handling of scarce resources, #8: Bloated web frontends,  #9: Wrong Cache Strategy leads to excessive Garbage Collection and #10: Intermittent Problems

Read the full blog with detailed information about all these problems and links to follow up articles.