The Week That Was for Week Ending Oct 11

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 and APM – Link
  • It’s the other guy – Link
  • HP LoadRunner is now available in AWS marketplace – Link
  • Your load generator is lying to you – Link
  • Starwest 2015 Conference highlights – Link
  • Performance audit of a polymer app – Link

Web Operations & Performance –

  • MongoDb on AWS – Link
  • Don’t forget application monitoring on PAAS – Link
  • More powerful Amazon EC2 monitoring – Link
  • 3 tips to move from Performance testing to Performance Engineering – Link
  • AWS Well Architected Framework – Link
  • Top 5 ways to learn Performance engineering skills – Link

Java Performance

  • Java Performance tips – Link
  • Java Performance news – Link

APM (Application Performance Management) 

  • Using DevOps with APM tools – Link
  • Capture database traffic using Performance schema – Link
  • Network app performance – Link

SPE (Systems Performance Engineering)  –

  • Optimizing XAML app for performance – Link
  • E2E Performance Analysis  of large scale internet services – Link
  • Case Study on PPC Optimization – Link
  • Elements of scale – Link
  • Data Migration at Scale with RabbitMQ and Spring – Link
  • Scaling distributed systems – Link
  • Another facebook outage – Link
  • Redis performance – Link
  • Advance analytics for CIA on AWS – Link
  • Avoiding Bottlenecks with Client side loadbalancer for microservices – Link
  • Software Architecture patterns in a 90 min video – Link

Capacity Managment  –

  • Dapper, A large scale distributed infrastructure – Link
  • How will new memory technologies impact in-memory databases – Link

Hope you’ve had a great weekend and are 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 Software Architect 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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