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How Loading Time Affects Your Bottom Line (from Kissmetrics)
September 24, 2013 by

Industry Insights

The fine folks over at KissMetrics put together a stunning infographic on just how important this performance stuff is. It’s easy to get caught up in shipping features and polishing UX, but sometimes, the low-hanging fruit is the first performance step, not the 50th A/B test. Check it out below (click for a larger version)
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A Gentle X-Trace Introduction
September 23, 2013 by

Performance Monitoring

In the world of SaaS applications, good monitoring can be the difference between a successful product and a failure. There’s a lot of ink spilled on what to do with your monitoring data, but somewhat less of what that data actually is. Etsy’s Measure Everything is a great place to start. Capture points of interest
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Moore-Wilson: Efficient Digital Agency DevOps With AppNeta
September 2, 2013 by

Performance Monitoring

Moore-Wilson is a British design and development agency, purveyors of “bespoke technology solutions”. In other words, they’re in charge of the full web app experience, from design and development to lifecycle maintenance. Their projects are mostly PHP-based, often using Drupal as a CMS base. High-profile clients include British National Air Traffic Services, which runs UK
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New in TraceView: Performance Summary
August 20, 2013 by

Performance Monitoring

Most devops dashboards are filled to the brim with charts, and TraceView is no different. Since version 0.1, our dashboard has been one big chart that you can filter, slice, and dice. We tweaked what’s below it, pretty much exclusively in an attempt to surface abnormalities in the data by looking at it in a
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Slow and Inconsistent: Client-Side APIs (Part 2)
August 13, 2013 by

Performance Monitoring

With contributions by Bobby Fitzgerald In part 1, we discussed how application-based APIs can affect web apps, and a few ways to mitigate that. In this post, we’ll talk about the other side of the coin: client-side APIs. Client Side API Tutorial For better or for worse, the world of client-side APIs is actually much
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Slow and Inconsistent: Web APIs, PART 1
July 29, 2013 by

Performance Monitoring

With contributions by Bobby Fitzgerald No man is an island, and neither is a web app. The time needed to build web applications continues to approach zero, but only because the tools to build them are so much better. Talking about frameworks is almost boring; who wants to talk about Play or Rails when you
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Magento TraceView Extension (by Optaros)
July 25, 2013 by

Company News, Performance Monitoring

Optaros knows Magento. As the creator and manager of the largest Magento Enterprise instances in existence, Optaros knows to focus on performance, optimization and scaling. That’s why they utilized AppNeta TraceView. To help improve performance and optimization work, they created a custom extension to track Magento Enterprise specifics, and identify bottlenecks in a single click
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Introducing the combined AppNeta, and AppView Web Global
July 24, 2013 by

Company News

We’re excited to announce a big change for both PathView Cloud and TraceView. As of today, we’ve completed the project that started with our acquisition of Tracelytics. See it from the user’s perspective From TraceView, the reverse applies. Measuring the performance of real users gives great insight into how your application performs, but how do you know
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Headnet Improves Drupal Performance and Reliability With TraceView
April 1, 2013 by

Performance Monitoring

Headnet is a web consultancy firm based in Copenhagen, Demark. Headnet develops and hosts web applications, mainly for government clients, as well as private organizations and NGOs. The company utilizes a broad range of technologies to create custom sites, from CMS-based sites with Drupal and Plone to custom applications in Java and Python. As a one-stop
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Using TraceView to Identify and Solve Query Loop Problems
March 25, 2013 by

Performance Monitoring

We’ve got another video in our series on common web app performance problems. This time – we’re looking into how to identify and solve query loop problems. Today we’re going to use TraceView to investigate ORMs and their performance within a PHP application.

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