Radar Theme: Web Ops [O’Reilly Radar]

Latency Facts from a Data Mining Study at Stanford
Latency Facts from a Data Mining Study at Stanford

A quote from Radar Theme: Web Ops – O’Reilly Radar :

It has been reported that every 100ms of latency costs Amazon 1% of profit. Every company whose web site drives their business is in the same situation, they just don’t know it yet.

You can find the presentation reporting this fact over here (.ppt).