The Week That Was – Week ending 16th Nov

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 –

Simulate network conditions on windows using Clumsy – Link

Visualizing time series data using metricsgraphics.js – Link

Java struts performance bug almost takes down a car rental site – Link

 

Web Operations & Performance –

Request timeout and Frontend SPOF – Link

The real cost of slow time Vs Downtimes – Link

A Practical approach to Application Performance and DevOps – Link

 

NPM (Network Performance Management)  

Infrastructure for data streams using Apache Kafka – Link

Managing Oracle Solaris 11.1 Network Performance – Link

 

APM (Application Performance Management) –

How to gain and keep internal acceptance for APM – Link

Why core based licensing matters for Performance tuning of SQL server – Link

Takeaway’s from DoubleClick outage – Link

 

Java Performance  

Top 10 Java based web development frameworks for 2014-2015 – Link

Tuning Java resources in Cassandra – Link

 

SPE (Systems Performance Engineering)  

Best practices for Performance in Azure applications – Link

Uploading large data efficiently via WCF – Link

Ambari – Excavating big data to serve business targets – Link

Performance tuning EC2 Instances – Link

 

Capacity Managment  

Tips for datacenter capacity planning – LInk

Tools for Capacity Management – 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 Ganapathiraju (LinkedIn) is a Performance Engineer at a large Healthcare organization with over 10 years of experience 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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