The Week That Was for week ending May 17, 2015

At Practical Performance Analyst we are always on the lookout for interesting stories and articles on topics related to SPE (Systems Performance Engineering). In this week’s, “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 testing: See the bigger picture Part 3 – Link
  • How to avoid mistakes while testing performance of a mobile application – Link
  • How to write an effective performance test report – Link

Web Operations & Performance  

  • Full text search in milliseconds with postgresql – Link
  • Weavescope: Open source developer focused container monitoring tool – Link
  • DevOps Introduction course – Link
  • Hero image custom metrics – Link
  • Guide to Performance and monitoring – Link

APM (Application Performance Management) 

  • Hybrid cloud SLA challenge – Link
  • How well do APM tools scale for Enterprise businesses – Link

Java Performance 

  • Java Performance impact by dynamic class loading – Link
  • Top 5 Java Performance metrics to capture in Enterprise applications  – Link

SPE (Systems Performance Engineering)  

  • Scaling Secret : Real time chat – Link
  • MapReduce and Memcache in the same network – Link
  • Architecting web sites for HTTP/2 era – Link
  • Performance doubling with message coalescing – Link
  • Scaling Bitcoin to millions of transactions per day – Link
  • Ringpop: Scalable fault tolerant application layer sharding – Link
  • How is mysql able to scale to 200 million QPS – Link
  • Scale oriented architectures with APIs – Link

Capacity Managment  

  • Webinar: Capacity planning in the Application driven economy – Link
  • Facebook’s cold storage system – Link
  • Good bye SaaS : Hello Container as a Service – Link
  • Immutable infrastructure is the future – Link
  • High Availability for mere mortals – 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!!!!Practical Performance Analyst is run with the support of volunteers. Please feel free to drop us a note with any interesting articles you might come across which you think are worth sharing with rest of the community. We truly appreciate your support.


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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