"Site Reliability Engineering - How Google Runs Production Systems" is an open window into Google's experience and expertise on running some of the largest IT systems in the world. The book describes the principles that underpin the Site Reliability Engineering discipline. It also details the key practices that allow Google to grow at breakneck speed without sacrificing performance or reliability.
“This web page is slow” is a common and regular complaint about web sites, especially since web applications started replacing desktop applications. While the web brings some desirable characteristics such as global delivery, it also brings its share of challenges at the performance level.
New impetus to performance testing: performance split testing as attempt to make performance testing of web services more dynamic by using real-time production traffic and applying the A/B testing.
Martin Thompson, co-founder of LMAX, keynoted at QCon São Paulo 2016, outlining the top 10 performance related mistakes that he has encountered in production.
This article series explains how containers are actually being used within the enterprise.
The adoption of containers is causing a paradigm shift within the monitoring space. InfoQ recently sat down with a series of container monitoring experts and explored the associated challenges.
Java performance issues are often attributable to bad database access patterns. In this article a top performance field engineer demonstrates his patterns for diagnosing database related issues.
The book Toolbox for the Agile Coach - Visualization Examples by Jimmy Janlén can be used by agile software development teams to visualize and improve their collaboration and communication.
ticketea is a large online ticket selling platform in Spain. This article describes their growing pains and how DevOps and an API-based distributed architecture allowed them to cope with growth. 1
Len Bass on the motivation for "DevOps: A Software Architect's Perspective", what does looking at DevOps from an architectural perspective mean, DevOps education, microservices and more. 1
In this article Plumbr's development lead describes techniques used to successfully release a major upgrade to the Plumbr Java Performance Monitoring solution, without being burned by the usual fires
The book Real World Kanban by Mattias Skarin provides four case studies where kanban is used to visualize, provide insight and improve product development.