Published by Alex Slotnick on Nov 23, 2016 5:48:41 PM

Monitoring for Black Friday: Capacity Planning Techniques

In our latest webinar, Baron Schwartz talked about how to best prepare for potential traffic spikes during Black Friday and Cyber Monday. Although some organizations may not experience a seasonal peak during the holidays, there might be other times when traffic surges can be expected--we thought we’d use the occasion of Black Friday to share some techniques to help you prepare for times when your systems may be stressed.

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Published by Alex Slotnick on Sep 12, 2016 5:11:24 PM

Queueing Theory in the News: NYT Asks "How do You Pick the Fastest Line?"

Just in time for the release of the newest edition of our popular, free ebook -- "The Essential Guide to Queueing Theory" -- the New York Times has published an article that delves straight into the heart of one of the most common daily-life instances of queueing-theory-in-action: titled "How to Pick the Fastest Line at the Supermarket," it investigates the grocery store line, that most common and well-known of quotidian queues.

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