PostgreSQL Performance Tuning Tutorial

Lou Bichard Developer Tips, Tricks & Resources

 Today we’re going to look at performance tuning PostgreSQL. PostgreSQL is an advanced open source SQL database. Setting up the database is just the first step. With every table you add and every query you run, your databases will require maintenance and updates to ensure that they continue to run efficiently. Although PostgreSQL does make a lot of optimizations for you, there …

PHP Performance Optimization Guide

Juliet Mendez Developer Tips, Tricks & Resources

 When developing a web application based on PHP, it’s not enough to just solve the problem and project requirements. Server resources like storage, memory, and number of CPUs contribute to the price of the hosting; that’s why developers should take into consideration these resources when developing web applications.  On top of all of these, the application must run smoothly. There …

Reduce Hosting Costs: Application Dependency Performance Tuning

Sylvia Fronczak Developer Tips, Tricks & Resources

You were sold the promise of the cloud. The performance gains were going to make everything better. Costs would go down since you’d only be paying for the resources you were actually using. It sounded magical. You’d look like a star and save your company money. Unfortunately, when all was said and done, the cloud didn’t deliver. So where did …

7 Common Web Application Performance Problems

Web Application Performance: 7 Common Problems and How to Solve Them

John Julien Developer Tips, Tricks & Resources

One of the cornerstones of a successful business in today’s digital environment is ensuring that web application performance is user-friendly and runs smoothly. A well-oiled website and its applications represent the face of a company, and in an ideal scenario, they serve as a mark of reliability, innovation, and progress. Behind the scenes of a well-run web app is a …

Performance Engineering

Performance Engineering: The What, Why, and How’s Explained

John Julien Developer Tips, Tricks & Resources

Being a software developer means much more than simply writing bug-free code. As highly distributed apps become more complex, developers need to ensure their systems are as user-friendly, secure, and scalable as possible. Application performance engineering is an essential practice for any DevOps team, allowing developers across departments to stay agile and efficient. With the right integration, teams can identify …

Key Application Performance Metrics

8 Key Application Performance Metrics & How to Measure Them

Matt Watson Insights for Dev Managers, Popular

If you are trying to figure out how to measure the performance of your application, you are in the correct place. We spend a lot of time at Stackify thinking about application performance, especially about how to monitor and improve it. In this article, we cover some of our most important application performance metrics you should be tracking. Key Application …

Software Testing Tips: How to Ensure Your App Functions Like a Well-Oiled Machine

Software Testing Tips: 101 Expert Tips, Tricks and Strategies for Better, Faster Testing and Leveraging Results for Success

Stackify Developer Tips, Tricks & Resources, Insights for Dev Managers

When you hear the term “software testing,” do you think about one particular type of test — such as functional testing or regression testing — or do you immediately start visualizing the complex, interconnected web of test types and techniques that comprise the broad world of software testing? Most experienced developers understand that software testing isn’t a singular approach, although, …