Can’t-miss sessions for AWS Summit Chicago

Stackery

Performing Serverless Analytics in AWS Glue. AWS Summit Chicago on the horizon, and while there’s no explicit serverless track, there are some amazing sessions to check out.

Auditing Web Performance Continuously with Gimbal

Modus Create

Strong web performance is a Definition of Done for the best web development teams, but also a top priority for high-achieving product owners. Continuous Performance Budgeting. With Gimbal, safeguarding performance targets becomes an integration test. Performance Audits.

Application Performance Management for DataOps

DevOps.com

Over the years, application performance management (APM) tools have been utilized typically to measure and monitor the performance of software such as web applications. The post Application Performance Management for DataOps appeared first on DevOps.com.

Crushing Performance

The Daily WTF

Two weeks later, the client called back, irate over the fact that the new server performed terribly compared to their old one. Next time you're struggling to replicate error, crash and performance issues in your apps - Think Raygun !

Build a Successful and Results-Driven Sales Culture

Speaker: Gary Galvin, CEO, Galvin Technologies

Define key performance indicators that relate to business objectives. Every business asks the same question: How can we increase revenue? As a sales manager, you’re tasked with not only answering this question, but directing your sales team to achieve goals and deliver results.

Leading High Performing Teams

Scrum.org

Throughout my career I have helped many leaders adapt their style to one that better supports teams reach a high-performing state. Across a wide range of different industries the patterns of high-performing teams, and how leaders help shape them, have some striking consistencies.

Best website performance checker tools

I'm Programmer

There are so many tools available in the market to analyze the website performance and take corrective measures for optimizing your website speed. In this article, we see different tools to check the performance of any website.

Tools 52

Is Your Company Doing Performance Engineering or Performance Testing?

PSL

As performance engineering gains traction in software development, it's important for companies— even smaller ones—to pay attention to the differences between performance engineering and performance testing.

4 Traits of High-Performance Digital Leaders

DevOps.com

The post 4 Traits of High-Performance Digital Leaders appeared first on DevOps.com. Businesses that have retooled their culture, their hierarchy and their business mindset toward the use of technology are consistently outperforming their more traditional peers.

Demystifying Spark Jobs to Optimize for Cost and Performance

Cloudera Engineering

We can reduce the memory allocation and use the savings to acquire more executors, thereby improving the performance while maintaining or decreasing the spend. These issues are worth investigating in order to improve the query performance. The post Demystifying Spark Jobs to Optimize for Cost and Performance appeared first on Cloudera Engineering Blog. Performance Spark APM Application performance management cloud debugging performance spark spark cost optimization

Monetizing Analytics Features: Why Data Visualizations Will Never Be Enough

into everything from daily driving performance (Progressive, State Farm) to home. MONETIZING ANALYTICS FEATURES: Why Data Visualizations. Will Never Be Enough. Go beyond basic embedded dashboards to diferentiate your. application and maximize the value of embedded analytics.

Common Business Performance Improvement Opportunities

Strategy Driven

In today’s hyper competitive marketplace, no leader can afford to see his or her organization’s performance remain stagnant or, worse yet, decline. It’s become an imperative as well as a customer expectation that your company’s performance continually improve no matter what business you’re in.

Performance Testing Tutorial Part 1: Getting Started with the Basics

Gorilla Logic

Within this performance testing tutorial, I will discuss how to build a framework to test all your services and publish the results in a clear dashboard. For this performance testing tutorial, we are also going to use EventCloud , a testing application that you can use to test a few services.

DevOps Chat: Performance Testing with SmartBear’s Keshav Vasudevan

DevOps.com

In this DevOps Chat we speak with Keshav Vasudevan, product manager for performance testing at SmartBear. Keshav talks about the move to “end-to-end DevOps,” the importance of shifting left with testing and the latest state-of-the-art in performance and load testing with SmartBear.

CSS (Under)Performance

The Daily WTF

Ah, WordPress. If you hadn't heard of it by reputation, it sounds pretty good: one platform where you can build a blog, an e-commerce site, an app, or some combination of all of the above.

Why “Build or Buy?” Is the Wrong Question for Analytics

without affecting overall performance. WHY “BUILD OR BUY?” IS THE WRONG QUESTION FOR ANALYTICS Introduction.1 When to Build Your Own Analytics. 2 When to Buy a Bolt-On Solution. 6 When to Take a Combined Approach. 9 About Logi Analytics.

How Leaders Can Master Tough Performance Conversations

Let's Grow Leaders

The post How Leaders Can Master Tough Performance Conversations appeared first on Let's Grow Leaders. One of the most important leadership skills you’ll ever need is the ability to hold tough conversations – and do it well.

Improve Your Application Performance with Garbage Collection Optimization

OverOps

Application performance is on the forefront of our minds, and Garbage Collection optimization is a good place to make small, but meaningful advancements. GC Performance Concerns. Eventually, the JVM will be running repeated Stop the World events causing major performance concerns.

Implementing an Organizational Performance Measures System

Strategy Driven

Drive Superior Organizational Performance… Learn how to develop and implement a performance measures system that drives superior performance by aligning managerial decisions and employee actions with your corporate strategy.

Sauce Labs Combines Functional and Performance Testing

DevOps.com

Sauce Labs announced it is now moving beyond functional testing, adding a front-end testing tool it has dubbed Sauce Performance to make it easier to accelerate testing within the context of a DevOps process. The post Sauce Labs Combines Functional and Performance Testing appeared first on DevOps.com. Continuous Testing DevOps Toolbox News continuous testing devops functional testing performance testing Sauce Labs testing

How to Package and Price Embedded Analytics

PRICE 22 Pricing for Value This exercise can get you started, but it is best performed along with third-party intelligence gathering. HOW TO PACKAGE & PRICE EMBEDDED ANALYTICS. Practical Frameworks to Monetize Embedded Analytics Table of Contents Embedding Analytics to Lift Value and Revenue.

Comparing production-grade NLP libraries: Accuracy, performance, and scalability

O'Reilly Media - Data

A comparison of the accuracy and performance of Spark-NLP vs. spaCy, and some use case recommendations. In this part, we compare the accuracy and performance of both libraries on this and additional benchmarks, and provide recommendations on which use cases fit each library best.

OverOps Automated Timers And Performance Monitoring in Splunk

OverOps

OverOps Automated Timers And Performance Monitoring in Splunk [link] #SplunkConf18 pic.twitter.com/wAKrfERM2G. What about performance monitoring in lower level environments? Application Performance.

Organizational Performance Measures Best Practice 36 – Performance Measure Development Sheets

Strategy Driven

Effective performance measurement systems consist of high-quality individual measures associated with a strongly interrelated framework. Using this deliberately developed framework, leaders ascertain organizational performance quickly and accurately.

Is Your Company Doing Performance Engineering or Performance Testing?

PSL

As performance engineering gains traction in software development, it's important for companies— even smaller ones—to pay attention to the differences between performance engineering and performance testing.

The Complete Predictive Analytics Lifecycle for Application Teams

Speaker: Sriram Parthasarathy, Senior Director of Predictive Analytics, Logi Analytics

Find out how a real-world application decided what predictive questions to ask, sourced the right data, organized resources, built models, deployed predictive analytics in production, and monitored model performance over time.

Why Alert Fatigue Remains a Database Performance Threat

The Crazy Programmer

Unlike a decade ago, databases have become more complex than before, but so have the means to spot performance issues evolved. So, why are alert fatigues still a threat to performance?

Performance Appraisals Update

scruminc

Impediments of Performance Appraisals. The research on performance appraisal shows that they: Demotivate employees. 70% of content is about the manager, not the employee, and the remainder often does not accurately reflect employee performance because the manager does not really know day to day what happens (the team does). Direct and immediate feedback is helpful (not performance appraisals). If performance appraisals are not abolished here is an alternative solution.

Performance Testing Tutorial Part 2: Front End Testing Using Sitespeed.io and Docker

Gorilla Logic

Typically, we hear a lot about performance testing , REST API testing, and even JMeter. is an emerging tool that makes it easy to monitor and measure the performance of any website. CREATE DATABASE fe_performance.

Netlify Analytics - Accurate insights without performance impacts

Netlify

It is an important capability for those wanting to measure and improve their sites to perform better. Everything is managed anonymously right within Netlify keeping you GDPR compliant and free from the performance impacts that client-side JavaScript can sometimes bring.

Best Practices for Micro-Services Management, Traceability and Visualization

Speaker: Robert Starmer, Cloud Advisor, Founding Partner at Kumulus Technologies

Moving to micro-services, or even working with distributed applications in a traditional environment, brings with it a host of interactions that are often difficult to understand.

Automated AWR Performance Reporting

Datavail

Oracle’s AWR repository is extremely useful, providing excellent reports on the performance of your database instances. That’s a positive, because I’ve often found that I didn’t have the space to store long term (>6 mo) performance data.

What AWS Lambda’s Performance Stats Reveal

The New Stack

Using distributed tracing and AI technologies, Epsagon helps companies significantly reduce downtime and monitor performance by providing end-to-end observability at the application level. Still, it’s fascinating that almost a third of the functions are inside a VPC: Performance.

Lambda 114

Leadership Lessons for creating High Performing Scrum Teams

Scrum.org

For this reason he will have the most impact on the teams’ performance. the coaches did not have a big impact on a player’s performance. This is the last in a series of 3 blogs presenting the result of an interesting research study from Sam Walker.

SCRUM 226

Why Your Best Performers Hate Your Great Idea

Let's Grow Leaders

But instead of being met with a spirited “game on,” your top performers are staring at you with a […]. The post Why Your Best Performers Hate Your Great Idea appeared first on Let's Grow Leaders.

Team Leadership in the Age of Agile

Speaker: Roy Osherove, Technology and Leadership Consultant

As a senior software leader, you spend much of your time trying to optimize your team's performance – from increasing delivery rate and velocity to reducing defect rates and waste.