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Using siege and NewRelic to stress test your application on the cloud – Part 3: Custom Headers

This is part 3 of the 3 parts post on using Siege and NR on cloud based applications. I’ve split this post into three parts: Part 1: Installation and simple scripts to run siege Part 2: Using NewRelic to interpret

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Using siege and NewRelic to stress test your application on the cloud – Part 3: Custom Headers

This is part 3 of the 3 parts post on using Siege and NR on cloud based applications. I’ve split this post into three parts: Part 1: Installation and simple scripts to run siege Part 2: Using NewRelic to interpret

From Scrum to Kanban

My knowledge of Kanban is purely theoretical, my practice always revolved around Scrum. I want to share an article that describes an experience of taking a team that did not adjust well to Scrum and moving it to Kanban with

From Scrum to Kanban

My knowledge of Kanban is purely theoretical, my practice always revolved around Scrum. I want to share an article that describes an experience of taking a team that did not adjust well to Scrum and moving it to Kanban with

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Using siege and NewRelic to stress test your application on the cloud – Part 2: Using NewRelic to optimize your application

This is part 2 of the 3 parts post on using Siege and NR on cloud based applications. I’ve split this post into three parts: Part 1: Installation and simple scripts to run siege Part 2: Using NewRelic to interpret

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Using siege and NewRelic to stress test your application on the cloud – Part 2: Using NewRelic to optimize your application

This is part 2 of the 3 parts post on using Siege and NR on cloud based applications. I’ve split this post into three parts: Part 1: Installation and simple scripts to run siege Part 2: Using NewRelic to interpret

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Using siege and NewRelic to stress test your application on the cloud – Part 1: Installation and simple cases

We are hosting our apps on AWS and using NewRelic to monitor performance and assist with troubleshooting. To prove to ourselves that the system will handle to load we use siege to perform load or stress tests on the application.

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Using siege and NewRelic to stress test your application on the cloud – Part 1: Installation and simple cases

We are hosting our apps on AWS and using NewRelic to monitor performance and assist with troubleshooting. To prove to ourselves that the system will handle to load we use siege to perform load or stress tests on the application.

So you’ve been asked to do a knowledge transfer

You have been asked to take over someone’s project. Maybe the person who “knows” is leaving for greener pastures or maybe she or even the whole team is getting dismissed. Although the reason might greatly affect how you will feel

So you’ve been asked to do a knowledge transfer

You have been asked to take over someone’s project. Maybe the person who “knows” is leaving for greener pastures or maybe she or even the whole team is getting dismissed. Although the reason might greatly affect how you will feel

How co-ops are getting screwed by QA

After having gone through the co-op hiring process a few times, I have realized one thing. Co-ops are getting majorly screwed by having QA on their resume. Now, I like QA, my other posts are a confirmation to it. Back

How co-ops are getting screwed by QA

After having gone through the co-op hiring process a few times, I have realized one thing. Co-ops are getting majorly screwed by having QA on their resume. Now, I like QA, my other posts are a confirmation to it. Back

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On step explosion when scaling a BDD suite

I wrote previously on how we approach automation and why it is beneficial. In this article I will talk about one particular difficulty we are facing – a proliferation of BDD steps. A quick refresher. Generating BDD based automation suite

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On step explosion when scaling a BDD suite

I wrote previously on how we approach automation and why it is beneficial. In this article I will talk about one particular difficulty we are facing – a proliferation of BDD steps. A quick refresher. Generating BDD based automation suite