The Week That Was for week ending May 31, 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 –

  • A toolkit to measure basic system performance and OS jitter – Link
  • Metrics everywhere – Link
  • Performance testing 101 – Link
  • Why speed is more important than scalability – Link
  • Diagnostics for agile app team – Link

Web Operations & Performance  

  • Zen of continuous delivery – Link
  • Web is fast by default, lets keep it fast – Link
  • 20 Top factors that impact website response times – Part1, Part 2, Part3

APM (Application Performance Management) –

  • Velocity 2015 Highlights – Link
  • New Relic Analytics Platform – Link

Java Performance 

  • Java Performance News May 2015 – Link
  • Java Performance Tips May 2015 – Link

SPE (Systems Performance Engineering)  

  • Couchbase hit 1 million writes per second with only 50 nodes on Google compute engine – Link
  • Scalable Distributed Transactional queues on Hbase – Link
  • Using logs to build a solid data infrastructure – Link

Capacity Management  

  • How SSDs result in cost savings for customers – Link
  • Introduction to Container as a Service – 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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