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    Want to Know What’s in a GC Pause? Go Look at the GC Log!

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    Sometimes a superficial analysis of our application performance can incorrectly have the Garbage Collector point to itself. A proper GC log analysis can lead us past the “blame the collector” game. When this happens, we can make amazing discoveries that improve the performance and stability of our applications.

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    Introducing Prefix and Retrace : Interview with Stackify's Founder Matt Watson

    by Pierre-Luc Maheu Follow 2 Followers on  Feb 22, 2017

    Stackify was founded in 2012, making it a relatively new player in the field of Application Performance Management (APM) and code profilers. InfoQ reached out to Matt Watson, founder and CEO of Stackify, to learn more about its products Prefix and Retrace.

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    Learning Paths: QCon London Expert Recommendations

    by Wesley Reisz Follow 15 Followers on  Feb 16, 2017

    Advice on the best talks to attend at QCon London 2017 from London Thought Leaders.

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Improve Your Node.js App Throughput One Micro-optimization at a Time

Posted by Jorge Bay Follow 0 Followers on  Jan 16, 2017

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.

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Book Review: Learn Apache JMeter by Example

Posted by Victor Grazi Follow 15 Followers on  Dec 06, 2016

JMeter is an indispensable tool for testing load and functionality of multi-tiered applications. 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

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

New approaches in security are needed to address the challenges of DevOps. They must incorporate 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.

Culture & Methods Follow 447 Followers

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

DevOps Follow 538 Followers

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.

Data Science Follow 592 Followers

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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