There are certain situations, when your website or web app stops responding. Your browser shows an hourglass, but your server load is never near 100%. What does you server do than?
Here is a short and easy way to find out what does your server do instead of serving up pages. More precisely, here is a way to find out where exactly your web app stops working.
We used this tool recently to find a hideous bug in a portlet. The portlet called a webservice, that was fast all the time, exce... [More]