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Today'e edition of PerfBytes News of the damned Daily is brought to you by Foulk Consulting Foulk Consulting Services Foulk Consulting Services (FCS) has more than 15 years of experience as a high caliber, industry-leading services provider of application performance testing, monitoring, and management with a strong background in software quality assurance. At Foulk Consulting we believe we have the greatest consultants in the world and we love growing our customer-focused relationships. Find out more at www.FoulkConsulting.com Session is one of the more confusing items in performance testing and engineering because we use it so many different ways. Session duration is the time someone visits the site from beginning to end. Session objects are the items that we hold in memory until a person leaves a site. Session timeout is how long we wait after the last request to clean up the session objects after the last request. I want to speak about the first and the last because too many people conflate session duration with session timeout when setting up their web server, often with disastrous results on high load days.