What is SDLC? An Intro to the Software Development Lifecycle

SDLC stands for Software Development Lifecycle and is a methodology that defines various strategies and steps for building high-quality software most efficiently. Read more

What is Prometheus? The Essential Guide

Prometheus is an open-source and metrics-based tool to monitor highly dynamic container environments like Kubernetes and Docker Swarm. Learn how Prometheus can benefit your business! Read more

Premature Optimization: Root of All Evil or Rationalization?

Premature optimization refers to the process of making a piece of code more efficient when it is too soon to guarantee an optimization. Learn about the term in detail, ways to avoid it, and how to not skip out necessary optimization in the name of early efforts. Read more

How to Optimize Docker Performance

Docker containers have revolutionized the cloud industry. This guide will cover different methods of optimizing Docker performance and answer some frequently asked questions about the technology. Read more

A Guide to Application Monitoring Best Practices

Application Performance Monitoring (APM), as the name suggests, is the process of monitoring the performance of the many aspects of your application. APM tools, like Scout APM, allow organizations to get a detailed analysis of the performance of their applications, in real-time. Read more

Alternatives to Using GitHub in 2021

Source code repositories are digital libraries that store codes of different projects created by developers. GitHub is one source code managing repository, along with many others on the market. This article touches on some of Github’s features and provides insights into other similar services to help you choose the best source code management repository for your projects. Read more

Concrete Steps to Reducing MTTR

Mean Time To Resolution, or MTTR, defines how well a system can recover from an average error encountered during normal functioning. MTTR is also among the most misunderstood metrics in the APM industry. This guide looks at MTTR in detail and the best practices to follow for reducing MTTR. Read more

The Essential Guide to PHP Error Logging

There’s a reason developers build dedicated logging systems to track errors that arise throughout an application’s lifecycle. Error logs provide useful info about what went wrong and how to fix it. Read more

Kubernetes: Weighing Advantages and Disadvantages

With Kubernetes, deploying and managing applications is similar to managing a microservice. Instead of worrying about how your servers will scale to accommodate significant traffic and data, you focus on building the application. Read more

A Guide to Error Handling in Express.js

Striving for the most optimized code and squeezing out every last ounce of performance is all well and good; yet, it’s important to remember all it takes is one unhandled error leak into your user interface to override all the seconds you helped your users save. Read more

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