HowtoForge: Speed Up Google Analytics
Apr 01, 2007, 08:00 (0 Talkback[s])
[ Thanks to Falko
Timme for this link. ]
"This method uses crontab to execute a shell script that
downloads an updated urchin.js file every 24 hours and saves it
into your local sites directory. Thats it!
"The problem occurs when google-analytics.com/urchin.js is
requested by billions of web users all over the world at one time,
it can cause your sites pages to load at a snails pace. Especially
if you are using WordPress or a similar CMS..."