Magento Performance - Parallel Downloads

This entry was posted on September 26, 2012 by Brent W Peterson

Adding address for DNS allows you to maximize parallel downloads, but sure you're not using more than 2-4 domains. The reason for this is you may get a penalty for DNS.

Example: Host your HTML and dynamic content on and split static components between and

Setup each domain in your vhost and point to the path on your server (Magento root) -> {Magento_root}/js -> {Magento_root}/media -> {Magento_root}/skin

Log into Admin and go to System -> Configuration -> Web and set the domains you have created