Steve Blank’s Lean Startup: Not Just for Startups Anymore

By Posted in Nerd Culture, Tech Topics, Top Post 7 August 2014

Steve Blank, serial entrepreneur, professor of entrepreneurship, and author of the seminal book that launched the Lean Startup movement, has long fought to change the mentality of software startups and other entrepreneurial businesses. He’s succeeded—Lean Startup is now not only a commonly accepted entrepreneurial strategy, it’s taught at more than 100 colleges and universities. But…

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An In-Depth Look at the Team that Saved

By Posted in New Relic News, Top Post 26 March 2014

Part of’s “tech surge,” New Relic software was “a key tool that led to several fixes.” Four months ago, administrators of released details about the site’s technologically bumpy road to recovery. The March 10, 2014, issue of TIME magazine* offers a behind-the-scenes account of what exactly that journey looked like. And as you…

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Get More Analysis: Introducing a New Class of Integrations for New Relic Insights

Things work better when they work well together. This truism has guided my professional work for years – first as the co-founder of an integration-centric CRM, and for the last 2 years as a public face on New Relic’s Platform team. Today I’m thrilled to share with you a whole new class of New Relic…

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Monitoring Django management commands

By Posted in Tech Topics, Top Post 18 March 2014

Our prime focus at New Relic has traditionally been monitoring of web applications. However, most sites will be comprised of a lot more than just the web app — there can also be persistent backend services for executing background tasks, or even individual scripts that are periodically run from scheduling systems such as UNIX cron.…

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