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Case Study: Penton Media Improves its Drupal Application Performance
April 5, 2013 by

Industry Insights

When Penton Media wanted to improve its Drupal application performance, who did they turn to? The answer, TraceView. Read Penton’s success story below. Penton Media Backgroud Penton Media is the leading independent, business-to-business media company, creating and delivering vital content that moves markets. Penton is where professionals turn to gain the critical insight, expert analysis and
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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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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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TraceView Data API
February 12, 2013 by

Performance Monitoring

Announcing the TraceView Data API Today, I’m excited to announce a new feature to TraceView – the Data API! In a nutshell, the Data API exposes all of those high-level metrics you’re collecting in TraceView over REST, formatted as JSON. Now you can take that data, jam it into your own system and do whatever
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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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