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Introducing the New Relic Guide to Measuring DevOps Success

The DevOps movement has proven that fostering collaboration and transparency across traditionally siloed organizations can deliver tremendous technical and business results—even if it’s not always easy to get everyone aligned and motivated at first. Collecting and analyzing the right data in real time is essential to building a DevOps culture that can leverage diverse teams to develop quality applications to meet the ever-rising expectations of your customers. Regardless of where you are in your DevOps journey—whether you’re just...

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How Containers Helped New Relic to Scale [Webinar]

We’re not afraid to admit it. Our success was killing us. New Relic offers great SaaS-based APM software, but we were struggling to provide fast response time as we grew to serve trillions of event queries a day. How containers helped enable our journey from a single monolithic application to a modern, scalable software stack can provide valuable lessons for enterprises making similar journeys. I will touch on the basic story here, but to learn how we scaled up using containers and microservices, check out my recent webinar, which is...

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Is Java Still Relevant in a World of Microservices? [Video]

Is Java still relevant in a world of microservices? With the ascent of DevOps, microservices, containers, and cloud-based development platforms, the gap between the technology that enterprises typically use and state-of-the-art solutions has greatly increased. For enterprises that want to stay current, the issue can be complex: Java Platform, Enterprise Edition wasn’t built with the distributed application approach in mind, but rather as a single monolithic server runtime or cluster hosting many different applications. Can you build...

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6 Tips for Documenting RESTful APIs

If APIs are eating the world (as InformationWeek suggests), you can think of API documentation as recipes, a crucial part of making your API easy to understand and easy to use. Just as chefs rely on well-written recipes to create wonderful dishes, you need to create API documentation that is informative, succinct, and easy to read so other developers can cook up something wonderful using your APIs. Andy Wilkinson, Spring IO Platform lead at cloud-native platform company Pivotal, provided great tips in his presentation “Documenting...