A redux on the demise of GMail

When a Web performance expert sees performance like this from an application, he knows that there is likely some type of infrastructure issue underlying it.

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Based on performance trends such as this one, Google is starting to realize that capacity planning for a search engine is very different than that necessary for a full-time application used by millions of people 24 hours a day.

I have faith that Google will overcome this, but the this is the reason why I switched away.

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