It seems like every article, tweet, blog post I read someone has a different definition of the same buzzwords – especially in technology. Mentioning cloud or big data on a tech blog is like bringing sand to the beach. That’s one of the reasons why we made The Real DevOps of Silicon Valley - to make ...Read More
San Francisco’s QCon was expecting a smaller crowd, but ended up bursting at the seams: the event sold out weeks ahead of time and in many sessions it was standing room only. Targeted at architects and operations folks as much as developers, QCon was heavy on the hot topics of the day: ...Read More
It’s time for another update to our series on Top Application Performance Challenges. Last time I looked at Java’s synchronization mechanism as a source for performance problems. This time around I take on what is likely the Performance Engineer’s bread and butter … slow database access! Behind this small statement lies a ...Read More
It’s a big day for us here at AppDynamics as we mark (and pass!) the 5000th download of AppDynamics Lite! Released just a few months ago, AppDynamics Lite is our free APM tool for troubleshooting Java performance in production. We hear every day from companies who have deployed Lite in production environments ...Read More
This post is part of our series on the Top Application Performance Challenges. Over the past couple of weeks we helped a few DevOps groups troubleshoot performance problems in their production Java-based applications. While the applications themselves bore little resemblance to one another, they all shared one common problem. They were full ...Read More
This is the first post in a series on the Top Application Performance Challenges. Of the many issues affecting the performance of Java/.NET applications, synchronization ranks near the top. Issues arising from synchronization are often hard to recognize and their impact on performance can be become significant. What’s more, they are often, ...Read More
The debate over who owns an application in production continues to unfurl. What I’ve found interesting is, after a period of time where writers and bloggers were looking towards IT Operations to be application owners, I’ve started to detect a bit of a backlash. The arguments for IT Operations owning the application ...Read More
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