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Unsupported != Doesn’t Work
July 11, 2013 by

Performance Monitoring

For every growing tech company there comes a day when the dev team is simply too busy cranking out cool new features to act as front line support when users hit snags. For AppNeta the time to build a dedicated TraceView support team was a couple months ago; enter myself, one of your friendly neighbourhood TraceView support engineers. Recently
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How to Create and Destroy Java Memory Leaks
June 24, 2013 by

Performance Monitoring

Thanks to Java’s memory management built into the JVM, developers are shielded from common memory leak problems in lower level by automated memory allocation and garbage collection. However, Java is not immune from memory problems caused by higher-level code design defects. Java Memory Leak? How is that possible? The first memory pitfall that come into
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Instrument Java code your way: TraceView Java API at your service!
May 8, 2013 by

Performance Monitoring

When it comes to analyzing your web application’s performance, TraceView has already instruments a wide spectrum of Java components, such as application servers, frameworks and JDBC connections, all with the convenience of simply including TraceView Java agent jar in your JVM. However, have you come across situations that make you think, “It would have been nice
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Tracing Black Boxes I: JMX Insight Into JVM Performance
March 11, 2013 by

Performance Monitoring

As an APM sales engineer at AppNeta, I’m constantly exposed to new technologies, and over the past few months I’ve gained a lot of insight into some fairly obscure parts of the Java web ecosystem. Where else would I have the opportunity to learn about Cocoon, Felix, or Railo? I’m primarily a Python developer, though – even some well-known features of Java
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Using TraceView to Identify and Solve Slow Query Problems
March 4, 2013 by

Performance Monitoring

In this blog post, we’re going to continue our series of videos on common web application problems with a classic problem: finding a slow query. Watch through it below, or scroll down for the (edited and editorialized) transcript.

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The Taming of the Queue: Measuring the Impact of Request Queueing
February 21, 2013 by

Performance Monitoring

Last week, webserver request queueing came under heightened scrutiny as rapgenius blasted Heroku for not using as much autotune as promised in their “intelligent load balancing”. If you somehow missed the write-up (or response), check it out for its great simulations of load balancing strategies on Heroku. What if you’re not running on Heroku? Well, the same wisdom still
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The Super Bowl Blackout Can’t Keep Twitter Down
February 6, 2013 by

Performance Monitoring

So we all know that the Baltimore Ravens are the 2013 Blackout…err…Super Bowl Champions. And debate will rage on about the “winners” of those Super Bowl commercials. Running away with the social media title this year was, without a doubt, Twitter. With the power outage that almost brought the Lombardi trophy to San Francisco (as
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SeatGeek Monitors App Performance with TraceView
January 28, 2013 by

Performance Monitoring

The blog below was originally posted to the SeatGeek blog in November 2011. Today, SeatGeek still uses TraceView to improve the performance of its web applications. Eric Waller – Application Performance Management Guest Blogger We’ve had great success at SeatGeek moving more and more of our software into independent services. Clear service boundaries have allowed us to improve our code quality, increase programmer
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Monitoring Background Jobs in Ruby’s Resque
January 22, 2013 by

Performance Monitoring

Tracing Resque Here at AppNeta, we get to see a lot about how people build their web applications. From simple PHP scripts to heavily service-oriented Java clouds to monolithic Django apps, everybody’s product is architected a little differently. We’re still out to trace everything, and today I want to talk how to get visibility into
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Case Study: OurStage Takes Control of Web App Performance with TraceView
November 20, 2012 by

Performance Monitoring

OurStage is a leading destination for music listening, discovery and editorial content. With more than 125,000 artists covering 40 genres of music, OurStage.com receives more than 4 million visits each month from 170 countries. For OurStage, it is very import that its social web application will quickly deliver music and content to every incoming web request. OurStage
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