Welcome back to Performance Matters. Thank you to everyone who has had a chance to check out our new Ruby APM! We hope you're enjoying using it as much as we enjoyed making it 🚀
Today, we're digging deep into the link between site speed and business outcomes, the performance of Ruby 3.0.0-preview1, and why Heroku's raw power is struggling to keep up.
Strengthening the link between site speed and business outcomes
As performance advocates, we champion the idea that improving performance adds value, but improving site speed comes with a cost. We need to persuade other stakeholders to prioritize and invest in performance by showing its value.
How's the performance of Ruby 3.0.0–preview1?
How does the new preview's performance stack up on Rails? And how reliable are these numbers?
Heroku is being left in the dust when it comes to raw power
When thinking about server pricing, don't forget about single-thread performance. Slower ≠ cheaper.
Microsoft’s cloud-based Azure App Services could have allowed server-side forgery requests and remote code-execution attacks
Researchers have disclosed two flaws in Microsoft’s Azure web hosting application service, App Services, which if exploited could enable an attacker to take over administrative servers.
150+ Stanford Computer Science courses available online
A compilation of over 150 Stanford on-campus computer science courses that are, to varying degrees, available online.
Raygun's September launch notes
Raygun’s Launch Notes are your regular round-up of all the improvements we made to Raygun last month — from significant features to performance updates.
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