The Week That Was – Week ending 30th 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 –

  • Serious confusion with Resource timing – Link
  • Test your knowledge of SPE – Link
  • ANTS Performance Profiler to understand SQL server’s impact on .NET performance – Link

Web Operations & Performance  

  • AWS Best practices: Enterprise Perspectives – Link
  • Web Performance is a design problem – Link

NPM (Network Performance Management)  

  • MySQL replication over slow links/high latency networks – Link
  • Ensuring SDN and NFV Performance for a future proof network – Link

APM (Application Performance Management) –

  • Finding and fixing memory leaks in Tibco Business works – Link
  • Black Friday/ Cyber Monday Performance – Link

Java Performance  

  • Tuning Java Servers – Link
  • Java Performance workshop with Peter Lawrey – Link

SPE (Systems Performance Engineering)  

  • How to start learning High Scalability – Link
  • Planning for Performance – Link
  • Improve software through memory layout optimization – Link

Capacity Managment  

  • Facebook redesigned its data center network – Link
  • Calculating bandwidth requirements for vSphere replication – 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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