Author: Paola Moretto

Meet the new Nouvola

Posted by on December 21, 2015 8:15pm
As you have probably noticed, this October we launched our completely redesigned website, right before AWS re:Invent. We’re excited about the new site for a lot of reasons — but perhaps the most important is that it’s reflective of the evolution of the Nouvola brand. Nouvola has evolved a lot since we started our journey nearly… Read more »

Why Black Friday is now Cyber Friday

Posted by on November 25, 2015 1:44pm
This year REI announced to the world that it would keep its 143 retail locations closed on Black Friday (and Thanksgiving day). Similarly, a growing number of stores, including Marshalls, Crate and Barrel, and many more are committing to remain closed on Thanksgiving day at a minimum. And while REI, for one, has oriented its #OptOutside… Read more »

4 reasons not to miss FutureStack15

Posted by on November 9, 2015 9:00pm
This week, thousands of developers will gather at FutureStack15, the annual New Relic user conference Nov. 11-13 in San Francisco. Beyond a great speaker lineup and talks on trending topics like containerization, DevOps and more, this is an annual gathering of developers, IT experts and technologists who are building, running and changing the world of… Read more »

Why IC3 is the place to be

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The IT Cloud Computing Conference (aka IC3) is taking place Nov.  9th-10th in San Jose, CA. With tech leaders like Amazon, Google, Microsoft, and Salesforce in attendance, IC3 will attract 300+ software developers and IT professionals who will be benefitting from training to help accelerate software delivery, automate IT in the cloud and make their organizations more… Read more »

The cloud is the new normal, and many other exciting takeaways from AWS re:Invent

Posted by on October 21, 2015 6:01pm
I’m just back from re:Invent, the Amazon Web Services (AWS) conference covering all things cloud. AWS is the largest public cloud provider by far and its speed of innovation is mind-boggling. re:Invent is always a great forum for getting the pulse of the industry and this year’s event underscored how astonishingly fast the cloud is… Read more »

Summer break: Nouvola team kicks back at annual BBQ

Posted by on August 14, 2015 3:46pm
Remember to celebrate milestones as you prepare for the road ahead. –Nelson Mandela If you’ve been following this blog or have seen us at one of the many trade shows we’ve been to recently, you know just how busy our team has been. So here’s a bit of evidence that we’re not all work and… Read more »

Performance Testing and APM (Application PerformanceManagement): Why you need to do both

Posted by on July 29, 2015 5:00pm
Earlier this year I wrote a post about Synthetic Testing and Real User Monitoring, and explained why these are complementary, not competing, approaches. Similarly, Performance Testing — aka synthetic testing – and APM — Application Performance Management and monitoring solutions are similar in that they are often regarded as two competing solutions, as if one… Read more »

Getting started with Nouvola DiveCloud: How do I calculate the number of concurrent users to test with?

Posted by on April 3, 2015 6:00pm
First in a series on effectively using Nouvola DiveCloud It can’t be said enough: Performance testing ahead of time will help ensure smooth sailing in real time. But not all tests are created equal. It’s important to not just test, but test smart, so you get accurate results. Some DiveCloud customers have asked us about… Read more »

Seeking turnkey, low cost and high performance? One of ourclients explains why Nouvola delivers

Posted by on March 19, 2015 3:11pm
At Nouvola, we build our products with developers in mind. Our software is designed to help make developers more efficient so they can build great stuff. When developers are happy, we're happy. When they spread the word about our great products, well, that makes us even happier. Our friend Ryan Van Sickle, who is building... Read more »

The lessons of Healthcare.gov

Posted by on March 16, 2015 3:41pm
In the fall of 2013, the newly launched Healthcare.gov website buckled under the weight of a crush of people trying to sign up for affordable health insurance. Although the site reportedly cost more than $500 million to build, it wasn’t adequately tested for high volumes, and what was to have been a celebrated milestone became… Read more »