How can we take our existing Ruby on Rails applications and run them inside a Docker Container?
What are Docker Containers? We take a look at the 8 things that you should know about Docker containers. We'll cover everything from Dockerfiles to Docker Compose to Docker Hub.
Mint is a shiny new elixir package which allows you to make HTTP requests using the HTTP 1, and HTTP 2 protocols. Let us see how we can start using it to improve our web apps performance.
Spark is known as a fast general-purpose cluster-computing framework for processing big data. In this post, we’re going to cover how Spark works under the hood and the things you need to know to be able to effectively perform distributing machine learning using pyspark. The post assumes basic familiarity with ...
This past week some of the Scout team had the opportunity to hang out at PyCon USA in Cleveland. This was the first time the Scout APM team had attended PyCon and it was great to spend some time with an awesome swath of Python developers.
The 2019 edition of PyCon USA takes place over the next few days in Cleveland, Ohio - and Scout is delighted to be there, sharing our APM tool with the Python community.
Two weeks ago, the Scout team flew out to Japan to attend and sponsor RubyKaigi 2019 . Ruby has a special place in Japanese developers’ hearts and RubyKaigi is arguably the most important Ruby event in the world--the creator of Ruby, Yukihiro “Matz” Matsumoto, is Japanese! Japan also has the ...
Scout is proud to announce monitoring support for Brainfuck! Clone the repository with our instrumented Brainfuck interpreter and follow the instructions to pipe performance data on all your Brainfuck programs directly into Scout.
Last week we were delighted to host Ditch the Relic Hakuba. We combined foreign lands, foreign friends and a mission to make developer lives’ easier--and produced an amazing output of features, perspectives, and photos… starting with:
I'm an engineer by trade. I rely on intuition when investigating a slow Django app. I've solved a lot of performance issues over the years and the short cuts my brain takes often work. However, intuition can fail. It can fail hard in complex Django apps with many layers (ex: ...