The Week That Was for week ending Dec 21

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 –
    • 4 Tools to make your Performance data exciting – Link
    • Performance opportunities at your finger tips – Link
    • Benchmark tests shed light on Google, AWS SSD claims – Link
    • High quality object detection at scale – Link
  • Web Operations & Performance  
    • Introduction to Fiddler – Link
    • Reactive prefetch speeds Google Mobile search by 150 ms – Link
    • Scalability techniques for practical synchronization primitives – Link
    • Make performance part of your workflow – Link
  • NPM (Network Performance Management)  
    • The network is available. Not! – Link
    • Load Balancing in the Google Network – Link
  • APM (Application Performance Management) –
    • Recipe for Monitoring success – Link
    • How to do a Sharepoint peformance sanity check in 15 minutes – Link
  • Java Performance  
    • On heap Vs Off heap memory usage – Link
    • Plumbr shifts focus to become JVM Monitoring Solution – Link
  • SPE (Systems Performance Engineering)  
    • Netflix’s primary telemetry Platform – Link
    • Large Scale Data Processing in the Real world – Link
    • Faster Object Arrays – Link
    • Designing HA Fault Tolerant Hadoop Cluster with Data Isolation – Link
    • Caching and Messaging improvements in Spring 4.1 – Link
    • 1.5 million log lines per second – Link
    • Syncing PostGres to ElasticSearch – Link
    • Scalability as a Service – Link
  • Capacity Managment  
    • Infrastructure capacity and Moores Law Part iii – Link
    • The big problem is Medium data – Link
    • 80-20 rule storage systems – Link
    • Efficient Virtual memory for Big memory Servers – 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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