Here’s a list of relevant resources that i have put together over the years. This page will be updated as we find relevant and useful content including feedback from the community.

Free Books

  • Performance Engineering – knowledge_tree
    • High Performance Browser Networking by Ilya Grigorik – Link
    • Java Enterprise Performance by Compuware – Link
    • Top 10 most common Java Performance Problems by Steve Haines – Link
    • Java Performance by InfoQ – Link
    • .Net Performance Testing & Optimization – Link
    • Performance Tuning with SQL Server Dynamic Management Views – Link
    • SQL Server Execution Plans – Link
  • APM –
    • Application Performance Monitoring For Dummies – Link
  • Performance Testing –
    • Web load testing for dummies : Dummies Series Sponsored by Compuware – Link
    • Performance Testing Guide for Web Applications Sponsored by Microsoft – Link
  • Statistics 
    • Statistical Foundations Of Machine Learning by Gianluca Bontempi and Souhaib Ben Taieb – Link
    • Elements Of Statistical Learning by Trevor Hastie, Robert Tibshirani & Jerome Friedman – Link
    • Introduction To Statistical Learning With Applications In R by Gareth James, Daniela Witten, Trevor Hastie and Robert TibshiraniLink
    • Forecasting : Principles and Practice – Link
  • Misc –
    • Quantitative Systems Performance : Computer Systems Analysis Using Queueing Network Models – Link
    • Introduction To Computing by Prof. David Evans – Link

Research Papers – Forecasting

  • Demand Forecasting : Evidence based methods – Link
  • Illusions in Regression Analysis – Link
  • Electric Load Forecasting : Fundamentals & Best Practices – Link

Research Papers – Performance Engineering

  • Business Case for Software Performance Engineering by Dr. Connie Smith – Link
  • Five Steps to Solving Performance problems by Dr. Connie Smith – Link
  • Software Performance Engineering & What It can do for you – Link
  • Five Steps to Establishing Software Performance Engineering in your organization – Link
  • Best Practices for Software Performance Engineering – Link
  • Build Responsible & Scalable Web Applications – Link

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