Take a break from your Netflix, find downtime, and get some distraction by reading posts from our authors. Check out what they’ve been covering this week.

Working Remotely: A Complete Guide to the New Reality of 2020

If you’re a tech professional that all of a sudden became a remote worker and you’re having a hard time adapting to your new situation, this post is for you. If you’re a leader in a tech organization and you’re struggling to help your employees during this transition, then this post is for you as well. Here’s your guide to working remotely, courtesy of Carlos Schults, on Plutora’s blog. 

How to Identify and Resolve Front-End Performance Bottlenecks

We all want lightning-fast websites and applications, but how do we prioritize our efforts in order to have the biggest impact on performance? We interviewed our own front-end team so we could share some best practices we use every day to improve and maintain the performance of Raygun. Sumitra, Ben, and Nicholas take a deep-dive into identifying performance problems using Real User Monitoring, what to prioritize when looking for trends in performance, and how to communicate the impact of their work to the wider team. Find out more from Omkar Hiremath on Raygun’s blog.

If you find yourself with scaling issues or bottlenecks in your application, take a moment to congratulate yourself! That means you have enough customers to experience some growing pains. Now, once you’ve finished celebrating, you’ll want to figure out how you can scale your application so it can continue to grow. Learn more from Sylvia Fronczak on Scalyr’s blog. 

Best Database Monitoring Tools

We’re in an era where technology advances day by day. And these advancements lead to a more innovative IT infrastructure. We can all agree advanced infrastructure is great for businesses. And in current times, data is the building block of infrastructure. So, how can we ensure data security and worry less about maintaining the database? The answer is database monitoring. Find out more from Arnab Roy Chowdhury on Gns3’s blog.

Django Apps Logging With Loggly

Many web developers need to develop an application in a short amount of time and can take advantage of some of the many frameworks available. An effective logging tool can enable you to easily track errors, monitor your application health, and improve your application help. SolarWinds® Loggly® can adapt to your needs and make your application more resilient. Find out more from Juan Pablo Macias Gonzalez on Solarwinds’ blog. 

We also updated a post this week on Laravel logging. We can improve our situation with logs. For any application you build, it’s important you ensure you have effective logging configured, regardless of the language or framework that you use. When you set your logs up properly, you can use them to quickly debug problems and monitor performance. To help you get there, Scalyr created a series on logging with different techs. Check it out on Scalyr’s blog.