The Week That Was for week ending Nov 6, 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 –

  • Simulating low bandwidth connections – Link
  • Measuring SPA sites – Link
  • Continuous Performance testing with Blazemeter – Link
  • Keeping your sites in top form – Link
  • Performance sweet spot – Link

Web Operations & Performance 

  • Search engine optimization, lessons learned from Perf monitoring – Link
  • Performance in Big data – Link
  • Revving up Browser speed and performance – Link
  • How NPR cut its page load time into half – Link
  • Ludicrously fast page loads – Link

Java Performance –

  • High Performance Java Persistence – Link
  • Tuning Java for Big Data – Link
  • Oct Java Performance tips – Link
  • Oct Java Performance news – Link

APM (Application Performance Management) –

  • Why you need better APM – Link
  • LoadRunner now advises you on web performance – Link

SPE (Systems Performance Engineering)  

  • Connection pooling and queing theory – Link
  • Slow query graphs using Performance schema – Link
  • Medium’s architecture – Link
  • Inside the F1 race’s data center – Link
  • Monitoring data to actiobable alerts – Link
  • MongoDB on AWS, Part 2 – Link
  • Dimensions to consider when designing for a cloud – Link

Capacity Managment  

  • Fast In-memory transaction using RDMA and HTM – Link
  • Google’s mobile accelerated project – Link
  • Scaling docker with Kubernetes v1 – Link

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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