The Week That Was for week ending Apr 19, 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 –

  • Performance Formula and Reporting – Link
  • StormRunner Load How To – Link

Web Operations & Performance  

  • E-commerce page speed and Web Performance – Link
  • Mobilegeddon is here – Link
  • Help your website achieve peak performance – Link

APM (Application Performance Management) –

  • Rethinking Application Performance when migrating to the Cloud – Link
  • New Relic APM to troubleshoot Performance problems – Link

Java Performance 

  • Building High Performance Android applications in Java – Link

SPE (Systems Performance Engineering)  

  • How SoundCloud uses Cassandra – Link
  • Google Cloud DataFlow eases Large Scale Data Processing – Link
  • Foxtrot: Event Analytics at scale – Link
  • Mobile responsive Ranking factor – Link
  • TempDb for performance – Link
  • DynamoDb autoscaling – Link

Capacity Managment  

  • Don’t let gravity crush your infrastructure – Link
  • Large scale cluster management with Google Borg – Link
  • Yahoo Cloud Object Store – 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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