The overall goal of PerfPress is to build a command-line tool that allows for testing the relative performance of different structures and functionalities within WordPress.
A few quick WordPress experiments show that the “Post Name” permalink setting, once the least performant option, is apparently the fastest.
A few months ago, I read an article about Automattic’s highly-unorthodox view on productivity that really rubbed me the wrong way.
I’ve just helped release a fully-functional WordPress object cache powered by Redis! You should give it a try.