Performance

Maru: Load Testing Tool for Temporal Workflows

Benchmarking Temporal deployments with a simple load simulator tool

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Load-Testing Azure Functions with Loader.io

Verifying your Function App as a valid target for the cloud load testing.

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Serverless at Scale: Serving StackOverflow-like Traffic

Scalability test for HTTP-triggered serverless functions across AWS, Azure and GCP

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From 0 to 1000 Instances: How Serverless Providers Scale Queue Processing

Comparison of queue processing scalability for FaaS across AWS, Azure and GCP

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Azure Functions V2 Is Released, How Performant Is It?

Comparison of performance benchmarks for Azure Functions V1 and V2

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Serverless: Cold Start War

Comparison of cold start statistics for FaaS across AWS, Azure and GCP

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Cold Starts Beyond First Request in Azure Functions

Can we avoid cold starts by keeping Functions warm, and will cold starts occur on scale out? Let's try!

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Azure Functions: Cold Starts in Numbers

Auto-provisioning and auto-scalability are the killer features of Function-as-a-Service cloud offerings, and Azure Functions in particular. One drawback of such dynamic provisioning is a phenomenon called “Cold Start”.

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Load Testing Azure SQL Database by Copying Traffic from Production SQL Server

Azure SQL Database is a managed service that provides low-maintenance SQL Server instances in the cloud. You don’t have to run and update VMs, or even take backups and setup failover clusters.

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Event Sourcing: Optimizing NEventStore SQL read performance

In my previous post about Event Store read complexity I described how the growth of reads from the event database might be quadratic in respect to amount of events per aggregate.

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SQL: produce resultset with N rows

Sometimes you need to produce a result set, which would contain N rows with numbers 1...N in each row. For example, I needed to calculate some statistics per week for N weeks starting from today and going back to the past.

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Sgen to precompile classes for XmlSerializer

During my investigation of our ASP.NET application performance issue, I've found out that XmlSerializer may require a long warm-up. The first time, when it's used for a specific class (de-)serialization, can take up to 500 ms om my machine!

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