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Why Averages Suck and Percentiles are Great

By |November 14th, 2012|

Anyone that ever monitored or analyzed an application uses or has used averages. They are simple to understand and calculate. We tend to ignore just how wrong the picture is that averages paint of the world. To emphasis the point let me give you a real world example outside of […]

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Best Practices on APM in Windows Azure and Silverlight

By |April 25th, 2012|

Are you the one to decide on implementing your next project based on public cloud platforms such as Windows Azure? Is it going to be HTML5, Flash or Silverlight for your rich end user interface? Have you thought about the costs running on cloud services that seem cheaper than hosting […]

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How Garbage Collection differs in the three big JVMs

By |May 11th, 2011|

Most articles about garbage collection ignore the fact that the Sun Hotspot JVM is not the only game in town. In fact whenever you have to work with either IBM WebSphere or Oracle WebLogic you will run on a different runtime. While the concept of Garbage Collection is the same, the […]

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