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  • Grafana Releases New Frontend Observability SDK and Backend Profiling Database

    Grafana has announced two new additions to its suite of observability and monitoring tooling. Grafana Faro is an open-source web SDK for real user monitoring (RUM) of browser frontend applications. Grafana Phlare is an open-source backend database for storing and querying profiling data. A new flame graph panel is available to facilitate visualizing and interpreting the collected profile data.

  • New JVM Option Enables Generation of Mixed-Mode Flame Graphs

    Java has introduced a new option that enable generation of mixed-mode flame graphs in JDK versions 8 and 9. InfoQ speaks to Netflix performance engineer Brendan Gregg about how this option gives application developers a clearer, combined system and JVM profile of their applications than was possible before.