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The Best of the Week (Mar. 20): Performance Zone

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Make sure you didn't miss anything with this list of the Best of the Week in the Performance Zone (March 20 - March 27). Here they are, in order of popularity:

1. Geek Reading March 20, 2015

  • Seth Godin leads us off with a good post on the difference between commitment and technique. Obviously, this applies to almost all parts of life, you can have the proper technique, but without commitment, you will not be as successful as you could be. Techipedia, the home of Tamar Weinberg, has a similar topic today regarding your work ethic in the changing work environment.

2. 3 Ways to Deliver 5-Star Mobile App Performance

  • In summary, app performance is extremely critical. 86% of users will delete an app after one poor experience. With such a high bar, it is vital that mobile teams focus on end-to-end app performance management to leave nothing to chance.

3. Get a Handle on PHP Handlers

  • In high traffic environments, coupling the event-driven architectural model of Nginx with php-fpm, you’ll be running PHP optimized to handle massive amounts of traffic. There are, of course, further methods of optimizing the code itself to decrease your average response time, but from a hosting perspective you’ll be rest-assured in flying-high with Nginx and php-fpm under your belt.

4. TempDB for Performance

  • TempDB plays a very informant role in case of Performance is concern. In this article we are trying to learn something related to TempDB. We are taking the references from Microsoft MSDN for this article.

5. A Memory Leak Caused by Dynamic Creation of log4j Loggers

  • At the company I work for, we had a situation where a highly loaded server that was handling several thousands requests per second consumed memory increasingly, and after about 30 days, it would become unusable and required a restart

See Forrester’s Report, “Vendor Landscape, Application Performance Management” to identify the right vendor to help IT deliver better service at a lower cost, brought to you in partnership with BMC.


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