The Week That Was for week ending Feb 22, 2015

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 –

  • 10 WebLogic Performance metrics – Link
  • Speed up your WordPress web performance – Link
  • Smart benchmark mimicking application behavior – Link
  • How to start Performance testing – Link

Web Operations & Performance  

  • The Art of DevOps – Link
  • Monitoring as a Service – Link
  • Book: High Performance Browser Networking – Link
  • Microscope on Microservices – Link
  • HAR files and how you can use them in StormRunner Load – Link

APM (Application Performance Management) –

  • Collecting coverage for IIS from command line – Link
  • Using New Relic APM to monitor performance and availability – Link
  • New Relic insights – Customer usage – Link
  • A Better way to identify Performance bottlenecks using APM – Link

Java Performance 

  • Spring Batch Performance tuning – Link

SPE (Systems Performance Engineering)  

  • Auto Scaling Azure Cloud Services – Link
  • MySQL multithreaded replication – Link
  • Requirements at Scale – Link
  • Improving Linux Network Performance – Link
  • Video: Automating and scaling for massive multitenancy – Link
  • C# Fast Rational Arithmetic – Link
  • Comparing Elasticity of Reactive Frameworks – Link

Capacity Management  

  • Understanding Cloud Pricing – Link
  • Coding for SSDs – Link

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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