The Week That Was – Week Ending 27th Sep 14

At Practical Performance Analyst we are always lookout for interesting stories and articles on topics related to SPE (Systems Performance Engineering). In this weeks, “The Week That Was” we bring to you some of the more relevant and interesting reads that have been published over the last week from various sources across the internet.

Performance Testing – 

  • Use Your Own Crowd For Crowd Sourced Testing – Link
  • Another Load Testing Failure – iPhone 6 Launch Day Crash – Link
  • Tips For Your Mobile Performance Testing Strategy – Link
  • The Power Of An Agile Mindset – Link

Web Operations & Performance – 

  • Brace Yourself Black Friday is coming : Will Your Website Stay Up – Link
  • How Facebook makes Mobile work at Scale for all phones, on all screen and all networks – Link
  • Scaling WordPress : From Zero to Hero – Link
  • JS Parse and Execution Time – Link
  • Effects Of Back To School Sales on Holiday Shopping Season – Link

NPM (Network Performance Management) – 

  • Can Your Business Meet The Demand Of Cyber Ransom – Link
  • Incident Response Pocket Guide – Link
  • Unified Communications Is Your Network Ready – Link

APM (Application Performance Management) –

  • Vmware Tools and Why It Is Important For Monitoring and What Not – Link
  • 5 Reasons Developers and Data Nerds Should Attend Future Stack 14 – Link
  • Howto Solve Performance Issues Faster with Blazemeter and New Relic Insights – Link
  • Takeaway from Velocity NY 2014 and What It Means for APM – Link
  • Making Your Life Easier : Why Missing Alarms Of The Situation – Link
  • Key Transactions Now Available For All Your Critical Transactions – Link

Java Performance – 

  • 8 Requirements for APM on the Java Platform – Link
  • Writing A Non Blocking Executor – Link
  • Java 8 Optional – Avoid Null and Null Pointer Exception Altogether – Link

SPE (Systems Performance Engineering)  

  • SQL Server Performance Dashboards Configuration – Link
  • Mono gets Performance and Scalability Improvements – Link
  • Bad Deployments : The Performance Impact Of Recursive Browser Redirect Loops – Link
  • Stuff The Internet Says on Scalability for Sep 26th – Link
  • 5 Tips For Scaling NoSQL Databases : Don’t Trust Assumptions, Test, Test, Test – Link
  • Why Is This Web App Running Slowly – Link

Capacity Managment  

  • None – Link

Industry News –

Hope you’ve had a great weekend and all pumped up for the week ahead. Best wishes for the week ahead and happy hacking!!!!

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Jayanth Ganpathiraju (LinkedIn) is a Performance Engineer at a large Healthcare organization with over 10 years of experiejayanth_g_newnce working as a senior software developer and a performance lead.  As part of current role, he works with several teams within the company in the organization on coming up with performance test strategies and mentor teams on the need for continuous performance testing. He has an appetite for exploring new technologies and processes and strongly believes in life long learning. When not in front of his laptop, you can find him reading a non-technical book in a quiet corner or in deep soliloquy.

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