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When Caching Slows You Down

In working with various cache vendors over the years, I’ve come to realize that one of the more important questions isn’t what content you can cache, but which content you should NOT cache.  This may seem an odd question–shouldn’t you always...

Release 1.0.5

Release 1.0.5 is primarily a bug-fix release, resolving the following issues:  A packaging issue with the 1.0.4 release vendor neutral package is resolved, which if installed in a non-root account could cause problems with driver download on an application start;...

Silicon Valley JUG

Please come and join us for a lively discussion with like-minded people “Increasing Java Application Performance through JDBC. Abstract: Most application performance problems are due to inefficient data access. Existing solutions have pros and cons: A Networking...

Release 1.0.4

Fresh off the press, release 1.0.4 with many new features: SQL Firewall with Learning capability Log rate limiting Query pattern rate limiting Tons of new options to control rule behavior Most of the new features relate to rule handling, so for details on what is...

Release 1.0.3

We are pleased to announce a significant release today, 1.0.3, including (from the release notes) the following: Added PosgreSQL statechange script, with docker integration for full redundancy of PostgreSQL. Added full postgres+jira install script in the jira...

Benchmarking Jira Part 2: Results

In my previous post, I documented how we were benchmarking Jira as a representative application with a fair amount of database activity.  In the testing, we injected latency into the server, starting with no additional latency, and growing from there.  The intent of...