Once Again, Gartner Names New Relic a “Leader” in the Magic Quadrant for Application Performance Monitoring

By Posted in New Relic News, Top Post 30 October 2014

We are excited to share some awesome news. For the third year in a row, the industry research firm Gartner has named New Relic as a “Leader” in their Magic Quadrant for Application Performance Monitoring (by Jonah Kowall and Will Cappelli, October 28, 2014). I wrote a post last year describing how the research firm looks at things,…

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Nerd Life Balance Part 4: The Choice

By Posted in Nerd Culture, New Relic News 27 November 2013

Our history sparkles with the works of great people such as Ada Lovelace, Grace Hopper, Markus Persson and Jonathan Gillette (a.k.a. why the lucky stiff). Did they have some magical powers or supernatural intelligence? No. But what they did have was a choice: they could choose to be mediocre or they could choose to be…

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I AM DEV Revisited

By Posted in New Relic News, Tech Topics, Top Post 31 October 2012

In 2009 I wrote a statement about how I thought people who were not developers viewed developers as a species. It was mostly satire but I read it recently and it made me think if the identity shift we are having as a developer culture with our heads in the cloud. Those who write code now…

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