How Basic Performance Analysis Saved Us Millions

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This is the story of how I applied basic performance analysis techniques to find a small change that resulted in a 10x improvement in CPU use for our Postgres cluster and will save Heap millions of dollars over the next year.

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Use predictive analytics to reduce churn by 20% in 2 days – with 3rd-grade math

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If you’re not using predictive analytics to prevent churn this hack will help reduce your churn by about 20%. It takes about 2 days of work over a few weeks and you can do it in Microsoft Excel. We used similar techniques to help Codeship retain 72% of their at-risk users.

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