Author: Michael Kendra

Spot Performance Issues Before They Arise: Effective Performance Monitoring with Gatling and ELK

Performance is a complicated beast. Each step in the problem solving chain of performance issues – identification, diagnosis, rectification and verification, pose unique challenges. This post will deal with themes from the first two steps, and is aimed at teams who are already conducting some form of performance testing1. Even if you do have tests […]


Open Source Async MongoDB driver for Scala & Play Framework (early version)

UPDATE: This driver is no longer developed. Our recent microbenchmarks show that the current versions of Java driver are no longer inferior in terms of speed. There is even an official Scala driver, which is really just a small facade built on top of the async Java driver. Rationale behind this decision can be found […]