Application Performance Management

Application Performance Management news, information, and how-to advice

Hotspot brings GUI to Linux Perf data

Hotspot frees the analysis of Linux performance data from static, text-based reports with an interactive, eye-opening GUI


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Prometheus 2.0 shoots for Kubernetes scale

The next version of the open source cloud-native monitoring system will feature a totally rewritten data storage layer to meet the demands of a Kubernetes-powered future

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Stay proactive to maintain peak cloud performance

Performance has to be built into your applications from the start, then maintained and monitored regularly

The true meaning of devops

Devops would be impossible without automation tools, but the real key is getting the workflow and culture right

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Now AWS wants to be your cloud APM provider, too

New services from Amazon allow end-to-end instrumentation of apps, but existing APM vendors can stand their ground by offering robust reporting tools

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Hands-on: Python 3.6’s speed boost matters

Don't expect order-of-magnitude speedups from the next version of Python, but a few key benchmarks show improvement, and every bit adds up

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Pyston and PyPy chart different courses to a faster Python

As Pyston matures, it's taking a different path than the well-established PyPy, but having choices for making Python faster is a win-win for users

Debunking the cloud's 'noisy neighbor' myth

We're well into deployment of hundreds of applications to the cloud, but the dreaded multitenant performance degradation hasn't happened

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How's your business doing? Ask the dashboard

New Relic founder and CEO Lew Cirne explains why cloud-based application monitoring and analytics are vital to digital business

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6 Splunk alternatives for log analysis

Splunk may be the most famous way to make sense of mass quantities of log data, but it's far from the only player around

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'FAT' and fast: What's next for Python

A proposed set of changes to Python's stock interpreter will speed up execution of the language without the use of a compiler

Get started with log-driven development

Development and test cycles are becoming quicker and more efficient, so organizations need to use log-driven development for stricter monitoring

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New Relic puts a BI twist on app monitoring

New Relic's app monitoring services grow with expanded event histories, geographic analytics, and support for MongoDB

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