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 !

Leading High Performing Teams

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.

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.

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.

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.

Improve Your Application Performance with Garbage Collection Optimization


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.

Automated AWR Performance Reporting


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.

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.

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?

49 great resources for performance testing teams


One major roadblock that prevents teams from successfully executing performance testing is a lack of training. App Dev & Testing, Testing, Special Coverage: Performance Guild 2019, Performance TestingSometimes, just knowing where to start can be a challenge.

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.

Extending Vector with eBPF to inspect host and container performance

Netflix TechBlog

by Jason Koch , with Martin Spier , Brendan Gregg , Ed Hunter Improving the tools available to our engineers to help them diagnose, triage, and work through software performance challenges in the cloud is a key goal for the cloud performance engineering team at Netflix.

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.

Performance Appraisals Update


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.

Ixia Performance Test Confirms PA-7080 Is Fastest NGFW

Palo Alto Networks

Our customers with large data centers, high volumes of encrypted traffic, and a growing ecosystem of IoT devices need performance without compromising security. terabit application and security test solution, put the PA-7080 through the test with a real-world mix of complex application traffic and security strikes to validate the efficacy of the application and threat detection engine, measure the impact of SSL traffic on performance, and assess mitigation techniques.

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.

The Changing Face of Application Performance Management

The New Stack

Raygun provides full stack error, crash, and performance monitoring for tech teams. Raygun surfaces errors and performance problems into a dashboard, then gives you the actionable information you need to solve them BEFORE they reach your customers. Raygun sponsored this post.

Soft Skills Drive Employee Engagement, Hard Skills Drive Organizational Performance

Six Disciplines

Performance Management

Faster Performance for Selective Queries

Cloudera Engineering

The post Faster Performance for Selective Queries appeared first on Cloudera Engineering Blog. CDH Impala apache hive apache impala Apache Spark clustering Hive impala parquet Partitioning query performance spark sql SQL query

Website performance monitoring tool

Federico Cargnelutti

Monitoring systems allow you to monitor changes to your front-end code base over time, catching any regression issues and monitoring the ongoing effects of any performance optimisation changes.

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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.

Leadership Lessons for creating High Performing Scrum Teams

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.


Accelerating MVP Development Performance Through DevOps

The post Accelerating MVP Development Performance Through DevOps appeared first on The core concept of minimum viable product (MVP) is to get maximum learning and understanding regarding what customers want about a product.

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.

Application Performance Monitoring vs. Observability Silo

The New Stack

Jean is a writer for and an application and network performance engineering consultant who has worked in this space since 1999. Monitoring tools, specifically application performance monitoring (APM) solutions, have been adapting for years to be able to observe this type of data.

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.

DevSecOps: Old Security Bugs Still Performing New Tricks

The post DevSecOps: Old Security Bugs Still Performing New Tricks appeared first on New Security Flaws Creep into Reliable Old Systems In cybersecurity, we are often like hunters.

Common Business Performance 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. At StrategyDriven, we’ve had the privilege of helping leading companies around the world improve their performance.

Magento Performance Optimization Explained


In this article, Toptal Freelance Magento Developer Paul Mestereaga explains what you can do to improve the performance of your Magento site Magento is an extremely popular eCommerce platform used by businesses of all sizes, so what can we do to make it faster and more efficient?

Performance redefined: Ideal tool for current performance testing needs


With customer becoming the focus of every organization, and the rest realigning to meet customer expectations, performance cannot be neglected. Every second reduced in response time, thus enhancing the performance of the application under test adds to the business.

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.

5 Ways Healthcare Facilities Can Improve Their Financial Performance

Strategy Driven

Here are four ways healthcare facilities can improve their financial performance without adversely impacting patients. The metrics you use as the yardstick for organizational performance affect how people act. Healthcare facility operating margins are under pressure from all sides.

Performance Testing An Evolution in Software Testing

Cabot Solutions

Performance Testing is a test process used to determine quality factors like the scalability effectiveness reliability etc of a system This article outlines the importance of performance testing and its ongoing evolution

Turbocharge Your SIS and Personalize Learning with Performance Matters


By combining PowerSchool Performance Matters Assessment and Analytics products with PowerSchool SIS, your K-12 district can use reliable assessments and robust reports to increase personalized learning and improve student performance. Performance Matters Assessment lets educators deliver assessments designed for all types of learners via online, paper-based, or answer key-only assessments. Every student learns differently and personalizing their education takes time.

Sample Key Performance Indicators – KPIs

Rapid BI

The post Sample Key Performance Indicators – KPIs appeared first on RapidBi. Management key performance indicators sample KPI StrategyThe example KPIs on this page are provided for educational purposes.

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.

Detecting Performance Anomalies in External Firmware Deployments

Netflix TechBlog

This diverse device ecosystem results in a high dimensionality feature space, often with sparse data, and can make identifying device performance issues challenging. Should we be concerned that the new firmware has resulted in lower performance than prior versions?

Assessment of Apache Impala Performance using Cloudera Manager Metrics – Part 1 of 3

Cloudera Engineering

For a user-facing system like Apache Impala, bad performance and downtime can have serious negative impacts on your business. In this blog post series, we are going to show how the charts and metrics on Cloudera Manager (CM) can help troubleshoot Impala performance issues. The post Assessment of Apache Impala Performance using Cloudera Manager Metrics – Part 1 of 3 appeared first on Cloudera Engineering Blog.

AIOps: How to Solve Performance Issues in Complex Data Pipelines

The post AIOps: How to Solve Performance Issues in Complex Data Pipelines appeared first on

IO Improvement: Making Your Computer Perform Better Than New

Strategy Driven

If you’ve ever heard computing enthusiasts talking about performance before, you might have an idea of what overclocking is. Some companies are worse than others for this, with companies like Acer being well-known for making their computers perform far worse than they should as a result.

How to Successfully Coach Your Sales Team to Drive Efficiency

Speaker: Steve Benson, Founder and CEO, Badger Maps

To enable your team to perform at its best and increase sales efficiency, it’s important that you give them the training, knowledge and tools that they need to be successful. A great sales team starts with a manager who’s a great coach.