Troubleshoot performance with visual studio profiler

How to Troubleshoot Performance with a Visual Studio Profiler

Charris Herrera Developer Tips, Tricks & Resources

Performance profilers mainly aid developers in analyzing the performance of applications. The purpose is to improve poorly performing sections of code that make up the functions of the application. When you say performance profilers, common names that come to mind are Visual Studio performance profilers and Prefix by Netreo. In this article, we will focus on the specific Visual Studio …

Web Application Monitoring Tools

Top 5 Web Application Monitoring Tools You Should Know

Diana J Developer Tips, Tricks & Resources

Web application monitoring tools can keep your business afloat. Period.  Imagine this. You’re about to run a crucial end-of-season sale on your website. You’ve sent your emails, run social media campaigns, paid for advertisements, and stocked up your inventory; you are all set to let the cash register ring.  However, on D-day, your website goes down. It’s unable to handle the …

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 …

application discovery and dependency monitoring

What is Application Discovery and Dependency Mapping

Charris Herrera Developer Tips, Tricks & Resources

Modern applications are interdependent on different devices and servers. If you are not familiar with your software structure, you will encounter problems when you make changes within your application. To prevent this, you need to observe application discovery and dependency mapping (ADDM). In this article, you will find out: What is application discovery and dependency mapping? Types of application discovery …

Ruby Performance Tuning

Carlos Schults Developer Tips, Tricks & Resources

There are many things to praise about the Ruby language: adherence to the object orientation paradigm, simplicity, elegance, and powerful meta-programming capabilities. Unfortunately, performance isn’t top of mind when people think about the many qualities of the language. For years, people have been denouncing the Ruby programming language as slow. Is it? Sure, some people will spread a fair amount …

Node.js Performance Testing and Tuning

Node.js Performance Testing and Tuning

Lou Bichard Developer Tips, Tricks & Resources

We know Node.js for its lightning-fast performance. Yet, as with any language, you can write Node.js code that performs worse for your users than you’d like. To combat this, we need adequate performance testing. Today, we will cover just that with an in-depth look at how to set up and run a performance test and analyze the results so you …

PostgreSQL Performance Tuning Tutorial

Lou Bichard Developer Tips, Tricks & Resources

Setting up the database correctly is just the first step in PostgreSQL performance tuning. With every table you add and every query you run, your databases will require maintenance and updates to ensure ideal PostgreSQL optimization. PostgreSQL optimization is pretty straight-forward, however, there are some things that it needs to know from you, the database admin, in order to run …

PHP Performance Optimization Guide

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 …

amplify feedback for continuous performance graphic

Amplify Feedback with Continuous Performance

Christian Melendez Developer Tips, Tricks & Resources

As cloud becomes the norm, we’re letting others manage much of our infrastructures for us. Cloud providers offer common metrics like CPU, memory, storage, and networking so that you can stay up to date on the health of your system. And we worry less and less about those metrics with serverless architectures. But there remains a major concern that we …

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

Alexandra Altvater 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, …