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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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AppNeta offers modern performance monitoring for cloud.

Python and gevent
November 9, 2012 by

Performance Monitoring

The easiest way to make your code run faster is to do less. At some point, though, you don’t want to do less. Maybe you want to do more, without it being any slower. Maybe you want to make what you have fast, without cutting out any of the work. What then? In this enlightened
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AppNeta offers modern performance monitoring for cloud.

Explaining Service-Oriented Architectures (SOA) with Apache Thrift
July 18, 2012 by

Performance Monitoring

It is an “architectural style”, not an implementation. There are many ways to implement SOA, including REST and SOAP web services, language-specific implementations such as Java RMI, and older approaches using RPC frameworks such as CORBA (which dates back to the 90′s!).  Some folks also decide to build their own service / RPC layer on
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AppNeta offers modern performance monitoring for cloud.

Tracing Celery Performance For Web Applications
July 16, 2012 by

Performance Monitoring

Are you using Celery to process python backend tasks asynchronously?  Have you wanted to get insight into their resource consumption and efficiency?  Here’s a few useful ways to get insight into Celery performance when running tasks. A simple celery task For a quick review, Celery lets you turn any python method into an asynchronous task.  Here’s a
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In-Page Help For All: pageguide.js is open source!
May 23, 2012 by

Performance Monitoring

We’re very excited to announce a new open-source contribution from Tracelytics: pageguide.js. It’s a new library that helps you create in-page contextual help and walkthroughs for your web application. In action, it looks something like this: (click for full resolution) If you’re not familiar with the Tracelytics page guide, it’s an in-page help system for web applications
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Solving Two Of The Most Common Web Performance Mistakes
May 15, 2012 by

Performance Monitoring

Here at AppNeta, we love it when a customer thanks us for helping them track down a hard-to-diagnose web performance problem. Over the past year, as we’ve helped more customers, we’ve noticed a few common patterns pop up, so we’re blogging about a few of them and their solutions. While every web stack is unique,
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AppNeta offers modern performance monitoring for cloud.

Profiling Python Performance Using lineprof, statprof, and cProfile
May 12, 2012 by

Performance Monitoring

If you’re a regular here, you know how much we care about the full-stack view of applications. Today, let’s zoom in a bit, and talk about the performance of a single layer. In particular, let’s look at profiling Python performance. As an example, let’s take this bit of code for calculating confidence intervals of the mean of a
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AppNeta offers modern performance monitoring for cloud.

Recording Operations Events: tlog
March 21, 2012 by

Performance Monitoring

If you’ve ever been on the ops team for a web application, you’ve probably noticed that many performance degradations and even downtime incidents are caused by human error. Sometimes that takes the form of misconfiguration, but often it’s a performance or availability problem due to regressions in application code. There’s therefore a strong incentive to maintain
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AppNeta offers modern performance monitoring for cloud.

Stop the Finger Pointing
March 3, 2009 by

Industry Insights

Application development and network teams are collaborating more on how to improve application performance, according to survey results recently released by BT in North America. Network World reported on the survey this week. While the collaboration is happening, it’s striking that application performance has not improved, either at first deployment or later in the application’s life,
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