Asynchronous Javascript: From Promises to Async/Await

This post dives into asynchronous programming in Javascript and discusses synchronous and asynchronous paradigms, and the importance of writing non-blocking code for web application. Additionally, it looks at the different APIs that JS has provided to write asynchronous code - callbacks, promises and async/await. Read more

How to Use Docker’s Health Check Command

This guide explores what a docker health check is and how to configure it for your docker containers. This deep dive into what a health check of docker containers really means and why it’s important in the containers world provides valuable insights to help ensure your resources are healthy. Read more

Log Analysis: What Is It and How Does It Work?

Log analysis is the process of aggregating, categorizing, and deriving new information from the logs that you receive from the software you use. Read more

The 7 Application Performance Metrics You Need to Measure and Why

Understanding what your application performance metrics mean both independently and together is key in effectively using your APM system. Read more

Application Performance Monitoring - What is APM?

APM stands for Application Performance Monitoring and allows developers to see exactly what your applications are doing, and why, while they execute the functions of your business. APM is important because it enables you to see what is really happening with your web applications as it happens. Read more

Video: Identifying Memory Bloat

In this video, we are going to take a look at what memory bloat is, what causes it, and how you can use Scout to eliminate it from your applications. Read more

How Containerized Applications Increase Speed & Efficiency

In a nutshell, a container is a fully packaged and portable computing environment. Due due the high efficiency and flexibility, containerization is being used for packaging up individual microservices or distributed applications that make up modern applications. Read more

An Introduction to Kubernetes and Its Uses

It's easy to get lost in today's continuously changing landscape of cloud native technologies. The learning curve from a beginner's perspective is quite steep and without proper context, it becomes increasingly difficult to sift through all the buzzwords. If you have been developing software, chances are you may have heard ... Read more

Find Where N+1 Database Queries Affect Your Application

One of the Scout’s key features is its ability to quickly highlight N+1 queries in your application. In this video we will take a look at how you can use Scout to do that. Read more

Database Monitoring and Performance

A large part of application performance monitoring relates to keeping an eye on database performance to ensure that our SQL queries are as efficient as possible. Scout features a Database Addon module with this in mind, and in this video we are going to take a closer look at what it has to offer. Read more

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