Fast-growing Leawood tech company rounds up local investors for $6M raise

KC-Based Stackify Is Growing Fast, Hiring Too

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Stackify has raised another round of capital. Stackify filed paperwork on November 20, 2019 that they had raised $4.132 million dollars. In conversations with the company, they revealed that they had actually raised a little more than $6 million in the form of both debt and equity. The round included $2 million from Cypress Growth Capital – continuing the pattern of receiving money from angels only.

What are Microservices?

What are Microservices? Code Examples, Best Practices, Tutorials and More

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Microservices are increasingly used in the development world as developers work to create larger, more complex applications that are better developed and managed as a combination of smaller services that work cohesively together for more extensive, application-wide functionality. Tools such as Service Fabric are rising to meet the need to think about and build apps using a piece-by-piece methodology that is, …

How To Handle Java Exceptions

9 Best Practices to Handle Exceptions in Java

Alexandra Altvater Developer Tips, Tricks & Resources

Exception handling in Java isn’t an easy topic. Beginners find it hard to understand and even experienced developers can spend hours discussing how and which Java exceptions should be thrown or handled. That’s why most development teams have their own set of rules on how to use them. And if you’re new to a team, you might be surprised how …

See why developers choose Retrace over New Relic

Looking for New Relic Alternatives & Competitors? Learn Why Developers Pick Retrace

Alexandra Altvater Developer Tips, Tricks & Resources, Insights for Dev Managers, Popular

New Relic is one of the industry leaders for SaaS-based application performance management. However, many are starting to look for new relic alternatives and competitors. Probably about half of those alternatives are available as SaaS APM. New Relic Pricing Forcing You to Look for Alternatives? We talk to companies every day that are currently using New Relic but are looking …

Java 12: New Features and Enhancements Developers Should Know

Alexandra Altvater Developer Tips, Tricks & Resources, Insights for Dev Managers

Oracle will soon roll out Java 12 in March 2019 and new releases will drop once every six months thereafter. The goal is to make new releases more frequent for the Java ecosystem, with certain releases earmarked as long-term support (LTS). And by support, we mean the allocation of update releases for bug fixes and critical security patches. This latest …

Case Study: ClearSale sees clear ROI from using Retrace

Alexandra Altvater Developer Tips, Tricks & Resources, Stackify Product & Company Updates

Background: After dealing with a large, difficult APM vendor, ClearSale was in dire need to switch to a reliable solution that was easy to implement, able to provide all the information they needed in one place, and provide enough value to speed up quality application building. Solution: After checking out a live demo of Retrace, Stackify’s APM tool, it was …

Better code, Better results: No BS [Webinar]

Alexandra Altvater Developer Tips, Tricks & Resources, Stackify Product & Company Updates

Small changes for big wins At Stackify, we have the privilege of talking with hundreds of companies that have similar software challenges. We found that the #1 challenge is to deliver more value, faster, and with higher quality… while controlling cost, headcount, and complexity. How do you squeeze more out of every delivery cycle with less? There are ways to …

Grace Hopper Conference Recap

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Grace Hopper, the world’s largest gathering of women in tech occurred last month in Houston, TX. The event, produced by AnitaB.org, brings together women from a variety of backgrounds with an interest in technology. Representing the Stackify team at the event was our Director of Customer Success, Megan Horton. Some of the greatest minds in tech from all over the …

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New Feature in Retrace: Application Scoring

Alexandra Altvater Developer Tips, Tricks & Resources, Insights for Dev Managers, Stackify Product & Company Updates

Stackify, a leader in application performance tools, is excited to announce App Scoring as part of the Retrace product suite. App Scoring expands on Retrace’s deep performance insights, combining many factors of an application’s performance into a single “letter grade” benchmark score. With the addition of this new metric, users of Retrace can now see at a glance how their …

Retrace release

What’s New in Retrace: Java on Windows Support Now Available

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We are happy to announce the release of Java on Windows in Retrace! This latest Retrace release aims to provide first-class support for monitoring Java web applications and services running on Windows systems. Now all the Java APM features that you could use on Linux are now also available for Windows! In addition, the release supports the most commonly used …

SST Software Fixes Problems behind the Scenes with Retrace

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Get Immediate Insights and Alerts – Out of the Box SST Software has gained credibility as the expert in structuring and managing spatial data for the agricultural industry. Their system manages site-specific data for more than 100 million acres in over 20 countries. We sat down with Systems Architect Scott Wise to learn how Retrace helps his team provide an ecosystem …

Retrace platform update to alerts and notificaitons

Retrace Platform Major Update: Alerts and Notifications

Alexandra Altvater Stackify Product & Company Updates

UPDATE: The previously scheduled maintenance has been rescheduled for February 14, 2018, 10:00am CST – 2:00pm CST to account for additional changes and some scheduling conflict with other maintenance and releases.” Stackify will be releasing a major update to a subsystem of the Retrace platform that impacts how alerts are processed through the system and users are notified of those alerts. …