Java South Africa – 2015 Conference Highlights

I was invited to South Africa to speak at the Java Conference in Cape Town. Due to a short term change in speakers I got the opportunity to not only speak about my most favorite topic – Top Performance Problem Patterns – but also about my second favorite topic: Quality Metrics-Driven Software Delivery. As for our APM Challenge: Here is the current APM Challenge… read more

DevOps News Live from DevOpsDays Berlin 2015: Day 1

This year I was invited to present at DevOpsDays Berlin, the most-awaited DevOps gathering in Central Europe. A two-day event, it is informative, delivers insights from industry thought leaders, and is attended by people eager to share experiences and learn from each other. This blog post summarizes the activities of Day 1. Keynote by John Willis The morning began with a keynote presentation by DevOps thought leader John Willis (@botchagalupe) who reminded us that… read more

20 Years of JavaOne: Highlights from a Developer Point of View

Its the 20th anniversary of JavaOne this year. Its the little brother to Oracle World this week but still attracting thousands of Java Developer that want to learn the latest on how Java can help them build all different types of apps (Internet of Things, Mobile, Cloud Apps, Enterprise Apps, …) I am in the lucky situation to present my Deep Dive into Top Java Performance Mistakes… read more

Building Your Digital Future – Conference Highlights from PERFORM 2015

Intel, Panera Bread, American Express, Verizon … just a small selection of the companies that we will share their stories at our annual Dynatrace Global User Conference – Perform 2015. Looking at the agenda it’s clear we will hear a lot about how these and other companies transformed or are about to transform the way their IT helps supporting their business. It’s about focusing on what really matters, what is really… read more

Software Test Professionals – Conference Highlights from STPCon 2015

This week the Software Testing World moved to the US East Coast – just outside of Boston, MA a group of testers is discussing the latest and greatest at STPCon 2015. I was lucky enough to get 3 speaking slots this time (1 workshop, 2 breakouts) to share my thoughts on Performance, DevOps & Agile Testing: Application Performance Clinic Workshop DevOps: Find Solutions, Not… read more

Born to Test – Conference Highlights from StarWest 2015

This week the Software Testing World is gathering at StarWest 2015 in Anaheim, CA (yeah – that’s where Disneyland is) to share the latest best practices when it comes to Software Quality, Testing, Continuous Testing, DevOps, … and all the other cool words floating around. I am a big fan of testers – that’s actually how I started my career: as a tester testing a testing tool 🙂… read more

Meet us at Web & PHP Conference in San Jose

How often do you get to spend your weekend with troubleshooting urgent production issues? When we talk with our customers, we often hear about issues being caused by the same reasons over and over again, like misconfigured resource pools, deployment errors, and data-driven performance issues like making 800+ database statements per transaction: One of the evergreens: Too many database statements per transaction Join my session at Web… read more