David Tattersall talks about “What is new in Fusion Reactor 7 (20 new features)” in this episode of ColdFusion Alive podcast with host Michaela Light.
- What is Fusion Reactor
- Monitor and Alert for server problems
- Highlights of Fusion Reactor
- Crash Protection
- Memory, CPU
- Multiple JVMs supported
- Code profiler
- Less than 1% of CPU used
- What is new in Fusion Reactor 7
- 20 new major features
- 100 minor improvements and bug fixes
- Memory profiler
- Soft released August 2nd 2017
- Currently on version 7.04
- MBean requests and 100s of attributes
- Full SQL statements in each request (from Request History)
- Pricing $39/mo/server $79 for Ultimate
- Do you have a developer edition? $199/year
- Why are you proud to use CF?
- WWIT for you to make CF more alive this year?
- What are you looking forward to at CFCAMP?
Mentioned in this episode
- APM = Application Performance Monitor
- JVM = Java Virtual Machine
- JDBC = database requests
- AWS Cloudwatch
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David Tattersall has been in working in IT for over 30 years. Since co-founding Integral in 1998, he focused on company management, business development, and sales & marketing. Integral has become a leader in server monitoring and application performance monitoring (APM) solutions in the ColdFusion / Java segment. His flagship product – FusionReactor – www.fusion-reactor.com is used on over 25,000 production servers and has been purchased by over 5,000 customers.
Welcome back to the show I'm here with David has or co founder of integral and make us a fusion reactor and today we're talking about what's new in the freshly released fusion reactor seven with over 20 new features in it. And we're going to be doing a demo later in this which I'll will be talking through. So those of you are listening by audio will be able to get all the exciting stuff and welcome David. Thank you, Michael. Thanks for having me. So just for the people who haven't heard of it, what exactly is fusion reactor?
David Tattersall 0:32
So fusion reactor is a lightweight application performance monitor, it supports all the major Java containers, Tomcat jetty web sphere, J boss, of course, while fly also cold fusion. So fusion reactors been around since 2005 now. And we are the number one monitoring. So solution for cold fusion.
So basically, if you have a cold fusion server that slow or crashing you, you want to have fusion reactor to help figure out what's going on
David Tattersall 1:11
and prevented Absolutely, yeah, so there's two main areas that we focus on those performance related issues, or those some defects and the code bug in the code that you're trying to find out. And, as you rightly say, so the job of the monitor generally monitors do two things a measure, and they alert so measure is in terms of metrics. So things like web requests, JB bc activity, memory and CPU, all the metrics in and around there.