A Step By Step Guide to Tomcat Performance Monitoring

Eugen Paraschiv Developer Tips, Tricks & Resources

Application server monitoring metrics and runtime characteristics are essential for the applications running on each server. Additionally, monitoring prevents or resolves potential issues in a timely manner. As far as Java applications go, Apache Tomcat is one of the most commonly used servers. Tomcat performance monitoring can be done with JMX beans or a monitoring tool such as MoSKito or JavaMelody. …

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Web Performance Monitoring: A How to Guide for Developers

Matt Watson Developer Tips, Tricks & Resources

As developers, we would rather be writing code all day than doing anything else. Especially meetings or fighting production problems. Unfortunately, both are part of the job. All developers need to understand the basics of web performance monitoring. It won’t help you get out of meetings, but it will help prevent production fires and put them out faster. Although, I …

The Ultimate List of C# Tools: IDEs, Profilers, Automation Tools, and More

Charris Herrera Developer Tips, Tricks & Resources

C# is a widely used programming language in enterprises, especially for those that are heavily Microsoft-dependent. This language comprises a lot of tools with individual strengths. Here, we list C# tools for IDEs, profilers, automation tools, and more. If you build apps using C#, you most likely use Visual Studio and have explored some of its extensions to supercharge your …

Application Monitor: Checking Everything that Matters

Stackify Developer Tips, Tricks & Resources

Application monitor solutions are not novel but rather an evolutionary technology. These types of solutions answer the problems that most developers and DevOps teams encounter when building an application. Application monitor solutions help determine potential defects so developers can take corrective actions quickly. Hence, building an application is no longer complete without application performance monitoring (APM) solutions.  Software development is …

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Python Optimization: 3 Easy Steps

George Newton Developer Tips, Tricks & Resources

Python is one of the best programming resources available for designing machine learning systems. With a variety of technical abilities and potentially time-saving loops and processes, it can be an invaluable tool. However, it’s these capabilities that also make Python difficult to use. In many cases, Python may seem sluggish as it tries to navigate intricate, complicated strings of code. …

How to Handle Application_error in ASP.NET App’s Global.asax

Aleksandra Bondrenko Developer Tips, Tricks & Resources

ASP.NET offers many benefits, such as improved security, easy updating, language independence and less overall code. With that said, .NET is not without errors and issues, even when working with a professional, such as this .NET development company. One common error is an Application_error in the Global.asax file. Let’s understand how to handle ASP.NET App’s Global.asax and other common errors …

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Free and Affordable Application Monitoring Tools

Iryne Somera Developer Tips, Tricks & Resources

Free application monitoring tools are the go-to options for small organizations with limited IT budgets. However, with the number of tools available, which ones should you use? In this article, let’s analyze several free application monitoring tools that allow you to effectively pinpoint application performance issues.  When your system fails or performs poorly, you need a feature-rich APM solution. These …

7 Essential Best Practices to Follow When Adopting a DevOps Model

Gregory Chapman Developer Tips, Tricks & Resources

Terms such as DevOps, Agile and LEAN are now used in a single bundle. If a project is created according to the LEAN methodology, all processes become more efficient with DevOps and Agile, making it possible to remain flexible and respond quickly to changes. In this article, we will share seven best practices you need to follow when adopting a DevOps model. 

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What is Code Profiling? Learn the 3 Types of Code Profilers

Alexandra Altvater Developer Tips, Tricks & Resources

At Stackify, we’re all about helping you improve your application’s performance. We have actually developed two code profilers ourselves. Because of that, we like to think we know a thing or two about code profiling. Today I want to talk about the three different types of code profilers, describe the differences between them, and recommend some tools for your toolbox. …

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What Is SDLC? Understand the Software Development Life Cycle

Alexandra Altvater Developer Tips, Tricks & Resources

The Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) refers to a methodology with clearly defined processes for creating high-quality software. in detail, the SDLC methodology focuses on the following phases of software development: Requirement analysis Planning Software design such as architectural design Software development Testing Deployment This article will explain how SDLC works, dive deeper in each of the phases, and provide …

Load Testing vs. Performance Testing vs. Stress Testing

Michiel Mulders Developer Tips, Tricks & Resources

Just conducting one type of testing is generally not enough. For example, let’s say you decide to perform unit testing only. However, unit tests only verify business logic. Many other types of tests exist to verify the integration between components, such as integration tests. But what if you want to measure the maximum performance of your application? Or what if …

Scale-Up vs. Scale-Out Storage: Tips to Consider

Anzhela Sychyk Developer Tips, Tricks & Resources

In the  Data Age 2025 report, worldwide data is expected to grow 61% to 175 zettabytes by 2025. The enterprise sector, in particular, generates more than 30% each year. To be ready for a digital future, consider the scaling strategy of data infrastructure beforehand.  Scale-up and scale-out are the main ways to add capacity to your infrastructure. While both solutions …

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.NET Performance Optimization: Everything You Need To Know

Jared Nance Developer Tips, Tricks & Resources

It’s Friday afternoon, the majority of the development staff has already packed up and headed home for the weekend, but you remain to see the latest hotfix through to production. To your dismay, immediately after deployment, queues start backing up and you begin to get alerts from your monitoring system. Something has been broken and all evidence points to an …

What is Real User Monitoring?

What Is Real User Monitoring? How It Works, Examples, Best Practices, and More

Alexandra Altvater Developer Tips, Tricks & Resources

Real User Monitoring is a type of performance monitoring that captures and analyzes each transaction by users of a website or application. It’s also known as real user measurement, real user metrics, end-user experience monitoring, or simply RUM. It’s used to gauge user experience, including key metrics like load time and transaction paths, and it’s an important component of application …

How to Migrate from Magento 1 to Magento 2

Roger Davidson Developer Tips, Tricks & Resources

A growing number of online retailers are now migrating to Magento 2 from the earlier version, Magento 1. This trend of migration is driven both by functional advantages and strategic planning as Magento will stop supporting its 1.x versions after 2020. That’s the reason why so many business owners are upgrading their online stores with the latest technology. Why Your …

The Impact of Automated Software Testing on Native Manual Testing

Erna Clayton Developer Tips, Tricks & Resources

The future of software testing depends upon the amalgam of human ability and machine capability. Implementing automated software testing with native manual testing allows testers to easily replicate processes, resulting in more efficient and accurate testing.   To impart a basic understanding, software test automation or automated software testing is a software verification process where the basic functions are made to …

AWS Elastic Beanstalk .NET Core Getting Started

Christian Melendez Developer Tips, Tricks & Resources

AWS offers a variety of services to solve specific needs. There are some core services, like EC2 and VPC, that let you create an infrastructure for your applications that scales easily. But if you’re new to AWS and also new to infrastructure, you might need to invest some time reading before you deploy your application to AWS. I remember my first time …

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5 Best Security Practices for Tomcat Servers

Harsh Gala Developer Tips, Tricks & Resources

Tomcat servers are widely used application servers for today’s development architectures, popular for hosting Java based applications. Below is a guide on best security practices for security your Tomcat Server environment. 1. Beware of Banner Grabbing What is banner grabbing? Banner grabbing is the process of gaining information from computer systems including services, open ports, version, etc. How banner grabbing …