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Tuning Smartphone Performance

When enterprise systems need to run faster, performance engineers can work the magic of load balancing, caching, and code optimization to gain scalability and improved response time. Performance tuning is a well-established IT practice that extends to web servers, application servers, local-area networks, and virtual private networks, which makes it rather surprising when a research paper titled A First Look at Traffic on Smartphones—to be presented during the 2010 Internet Measurement Conference, being held Nov. 1-3 in Melbourne, Australia—lays claim to being the first-ever study of traffic as observed on smartphones..

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