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Monitoring Java Apps with AppDynamics

By February 4, 2014

The following is a guest blog post by Dustin Whittle, Developer Evangelist at AppDynamics. AppDynamics is an Application Performance Management company that offers solutions to monitor a variety of applications running on public clouds or in private data centers. App Dynamics is excited to support Pivotal’s Cloud Platform by making it easy to monitor Java … Continue reading “Monitoring Java Apps with AppDynamics”

Hadoop Cluster Performance: Bigger Doesn’t Mean Faster

By February 4, 2014

In a recent interview to TechTarget, our R&D Engineer explained why adding nodes to a Hadoop cluster not always results in better performance. Our benchmark of Hadoop distributions has confirmed this behavior under several workloads. We compared the throughput of 8-, 12-, and 16-node clusters against the throughput of a 4-node cluster. (The speed of… … Continue reading “Hadoop Cluster Performance: Bigger Doesn’t Mean Faster”