Before Google Chrome arrival Firefox enjoyed the top position after Internet Explorer’s down trend. But Google Chrome won the web browser market by integrating more features & performance orientated tweaks time to time.
Firefox, on the other hand, still struggling with low responsiveness, frequent hangs and other issues.
Mozilla is testing multi-process architecture named Electrolysis to the Firefox browser. In the initial tests the company already rolled out the feature to approx. 1 percent of its user base and got positive feedback from the users.
Mozilla says Electrolysis multi-process architecture can improve your web browser responsiveness in between 400 to 700 percent while browsing the larger websites.
Google Chrome treats each tab, extension as an individual process and allocates RAM to those processes accordingly to their requirements. So if there has been any bug in any particular extension, it won’t affect other tabs or extensions.
By introducing the similar mechanism with more research Mozilla is planning to win the user’s hearts. Day by day Firefox is losing a significant portion of browser market share. The open source firm already financially depending on Google by integrating Google Search engine as the primary search option in the Firefox browser.
If it failed to tweak the browser remaining segment of the users who are diehard fans of Firefox will also slowly migrated into other browsers.