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    To improve the performance of a Node.js application that involves IO, you need to understand how your CPU cycles are spent and what is preventing higher degrees of parallelism in your application. In this article, Jorge Bay shares his insights on areas that cause throughput degradation and tips on how to boost performance.

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    Book Review: Learn Apache JMeter by Example

    by Victor Grazi Follow 15 Followers on  Dec 06, 2016

    JMeter is an indispensable tool for testing load and functionality of multi-tiered applications comprised of web front ends, JVM servers and a wealth of NoSQL and relational databases. This book is the manual that should have been included to help surmount the learning curve.

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    Five Lessons Security Can Learn from DevOps

    by Wei Lien Dang Follow 0 Followers on  Nov 30, 2016

    Just as DevOps emerged to meet new business needs, new approaches in security are now needed to address the challenges of a DevOps-driven world. These new security approaches themselves must incorporate DevOps practices that rely on modularity, automation, standardization, auditability, and mirrored systems.

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Q&A on the ​Practice of System and Network Administration (3rd Edition)

Posted by Ben Linders Follow 16 Followers on  Nov 28, 2016

The third edition of The Practice of System and Network Administration incorporates developments like DevOps, infrastructure as code, continuous integration, operational excellence and assessments.

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Ways to Make Code Reviews More Effective

Posted by Trisha Gee Follow 3 Followers on  Oct 01, 2016

Code Reviews should improve quality and share knowledge. This article lists a wide range of items to check during a review, and drills deeper into two specific areas: performance and security. 2

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On Abstractions and For-Each Performance in C#

Posted by Jonathan Allen Follow 436 Followers on  Sep 29, 2016

Donald Knuth famously said, “We should forget about small efficiencies, say about 97% of the time”. But when faced with the other 3%, it is good to know what’s going on behind the scenes. 2

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Book Review: Site Reliability Engineering - How Google Runs Production Systems

Posted by João Miranda Follow 2 Followers on  Sep 21, 2016

"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.

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Chris Fregly on the PANCAKE STACK Workshop and Data Pipelines

Posted by Dylan Raithel Follow 8 Followers on  Aug 29, 2016

InfoQ interviews Chris Fregly, organizer for the 4000+ member Advanced Spark and TensorFlow Meetup about the PANCAKE STACK workshop, Spark and building data pipelines for a machine learning pipeline

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Stop Measuring Turn Around Time

Posted by Wes Higbee Follow 0 Followers on  Aug 04, 2016

Are you patting yourself on the back for remarkable turn around times while simultaneously neglecting your customers? Stop measuring turn around time and start learning what matters to customers. 2

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Living in the Matrix with Bytecode Manipulation

Posted by Victor Grazi Follow 15 Followers on  May 26, 2016

In this article we deep dive into two bytecode manipulation frameworks: Javassist and ASM, valuable tools for performing tasks that are otherwise impossible. And once you learn it the sky's the limit! 2

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Production Like Performance Tests of Web-Services

Posted by Stefan Goebbels Follow 0 Followers on  Apr 29, 2016

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. 3

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Top 10 Performance Mistakes

Posted by Abel Avram Follow 5 Followers on  Apr 24, 2016

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.

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