25 April 2014

The Ruby Reflector

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Jesper

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By Jesper of Heroku 1 year ago.
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Today our partner, New Relic , released an update to the Ruby New Relic agent that addresses issues brought up by our customers. The new version corrects how New Relic reports performance metrics for applications running on Heroku. Queueing time is now reported as the total time from a request enters the router until the application starts processing it. Previous versions of New Relic only reported queueing time in the router. The new approach will result …

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By Jesper of Heroku 1 year ago.
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Today our partner, New Relic , released an update to the Ruby New Relic agent that addresses issues brought up by our customers. The new version corrects how New Relic reports performance metrics for applications running on Heroku. Queueing time is now reported as the total time from when a request enters the router until the application starts processing it. Previous versions of New Relic only reported queueing time in the router. The new approach …

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By newrelicblog of New Relic 3 years ago.
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Jesper's team can also see exactly how applications are behaving in live traffic - not just how often a transaction is called, but how long it spends on a database query. In fact, visibility into SQL query parameters for slow transactions helped them resolve some hard-to-detect problems that only affected a few users, but had tremendous consequences for those impacted. The weekly releases don't cause headaches anymore, either. Comparing new software against prior versions is simple …

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By Jesper of Heroku 1 year ago.
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Over the past couple of years Heroku customers have occasionally reported unexplained latency on Heroku. There are many causes of latency—some of them have nothing to do with Heroku—but until this week, we failed to see a common thread among these reports. We now know that our routing and load balancing mechanism on the Bamboo and Cedar stacks created latency issues for our Rails customers, which manifested themselves in several ways, including:

Unexplainable, high latencies for some requests

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By Jesper of Heroku 2 years ago.
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Learning a new language or framework can be both fun and rewarding. But tutorials only get you so far: one of the easiest ways to get started is by copying an existing sample app.

Today we're introducing template-based app creation for Java on Heroku. To try it out, go to www.heroku.com/java and click Create App on one of the four templates at the bottom of the page.

In seconds, you'll have your own copy of the app deployed and running on Heroku. You can then clone …

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By Jesper of Heroku over 2 years ago.
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We're happy to announce the public beta of Grails application deployment on Heroku with support for Grails 1.3.7 and 2.0 provided by the open source Heroku Grails buildpack .

Grails is a high-productivity web application framework for the JVM based on the Groovy programming language and featuring many similarities with Rails. Since its inception in 2006, the framework has enjoyed broad adoption in the Java community as it combines the strengths …

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