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So how did we get to that specific point in the code? In NewRelic:: Agent::Instrumentation:: Queutime#parse queue time from, the object ‘matches' is derived from get_matches_from_header, which specifies QUEUE HEADER, in this case ‘ HTTP X QUEUE START' which was added by nginx upstream. That ‘matches' object is then passed to record_rollup_queue_stat with the variable ‘end_time', which will ultimately be Time.now. The record_rollup_queue_stat method calls record_rollup_stat_of_type …
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A couple of days ago I published an analysis on the usage data provided by NewRelic and which showed that real world usage does not seem to correlate with gem download counts provided by (or watchers/forks on ). This generated a fair bit of feedback from people who were skeptical of the results. This article briefly attempts to address some of the questions and concerns people are having with the analysis. I guess you could call it a FAQ, of sorts.
http://memprof.com should totally get bought out by @and the coolest performance site eva! #
totally owes me a %10 finders fee for this idea. It would be teh awesome.
Later http://memprof.com came back up and I looked around. Nice interface and cool site.
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I loved Charles' 3 rules for threads:
1. Don't use threads
2. If you do, don't share state
…downloads with watchers/forks and see the relationship for a set of roughly 90 gems, first using NewRelic's data set of usage, and then:
Figure 9: Usage vs. Watchers/Forks of Top Popular Projects ( NewRelic Data) ( interactive graph )
Oh my, there doesn't seem to be a correlation here. It seems that NewRelic's sample on gem usage has a very weak relationship with the number of watchers or forks a project has. That's unfortunate. Does GemStats.org…
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