The Sense And Sensibilities Of Bug Triage
When I began to program professionally, meetings were never something I’d look forward to. Of all the meetings we had, the Bug Triage was the
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Feature focus: Demoting errors and Transaction snapshots
Building a product is hard. Perhaps the biggest challenge in building a product is to think through all the different permutations in which a user
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An Engineer’s Guide To SLA, SLO, and SLI.
Engineers want software systems to be massive, yet be agile, to perform at the highest class, and to not compromise on security. They want software
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Feedback and Monitoring in DevOps
The goal with today’s post is to further reaffirm the notion that Plumbr, as we envision it, is a key ingredient in a good DevOps
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Real-user Monitoring in a DevOps Toolchain
One of the current trends in software development is a strong push towards DevOps. As a concept, DevOps has been spoken about for nearly ten
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Outage == Outrage
Let’s own up – we’ve all been part of teams that have faced failures and/or slow performance in web applications. The Google SRE book highlights
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hello, (again) world!
“Quality is a customer determination … based on the customer’s actual experience with the product or service…” -A. V. Feigenbaum, “Total Quality Control”, McGraw-Hill, 1983.
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Lies, damn lies and “our performance overhead is 2%”
Measuring the performance overhead of a Java agent happens to be a lot more complex exercise than it might originally seem. This post explains how system saturation is the key source for performance issues to be caused and gives specific examples how certain aspects introduced by agents can impact the performance of the system.
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How to shoot yourself in the foot building a Java Agent
In this post, we would like to share with you several examples demonstrating the complexities encountered in building the support for some seemingly simple aspects our Agents need to cope with. The examples are simplified a bit, but are extracted from real world problems we needed to solve some time ago.
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The use of proxy indicators in service management
Proxy indicator is an indirect measure or sign that approximates or represents a phenomenon in the absence of a direct measure or sign. Lets look what this definition means in the context of service management and how we used proxy indicators ourselves in the absence of direct measure.
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