The Week That Was for week ending Nov 20, 2016

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 –

  • Do you have what it takes to be a Performance Engineer – Link
  • Tracing a Python performance bug on App engine – Link

 

Web Operations & Performance 

  • How to accelerate site performance on Black Friday – Link
  • Web Performance 101 – Link
  • Linux Performance in the Cloud – Link
  • Continuous Integration using webpagetest and webpack – Link

Java Performance –

  • 5 open source tools for java performance monitoring- Link
  • Java Performance tuning – Link

 

APM –

  • Black Friday Log management – Link

 

SPE (Systems Performance Engineering)  

  • Simpson’s paradox and sampling – Link
  • How Urban Airship scaled during the US Elections – Link
  • Secure communication in Hadoop without hurting performance – Link
  • Practical advice for analysis of large, complex data sets – Link
  • Essential guide to serverless technologies – Link
  • Instant messaging at LinkedIn – Link
  • Machine learning for software engineers – Link

 

Capacity Managment  

  • Using Queue hardware to break multi core CPU bottleneck – Link

 Hope you have enjoyed this week’s The Week That Was. Please drop us a note with your input, feedback, comments and let us know what you think. Feel free to send through a note on any interesting articles and links to jayanth at practical performance analyst dot com.


 Jayanth Ganapathiraju (LinkedIn) is a Software Architect at a large Healthcare organization with over 10 years of experience working on Performance Engineering. 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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