Mystic TCP/IP packet loss and MTU 1504 in Windows 7

We recently have observed some strange things in our local are network. Some Internet resources, mostly from Microsoft, failed to open in any web browser (IE, Firefox, Chrome, Opera, Telnet to port 80). As it happened on all computers, we thought that this is our ISP issue and wrote to support. ISP shortly responded that […]

How big HTML images / CSS / JS / png / etc. should be to fit network packet (MTU) efficiently

List of little things that will make your website much faster. Not every webmaster knows, that 1 extra byte in jpg image, can cause 100% speed reduction / penalty for your website visitor. When you learn that MTU for Ethernet is 1500 bytes with actual data / payload size of 1460 bytes, you can calculate […]