Monitoring the v2.1 Update

We’ve been monitoring the update to v2.1 over the last few weeks, and it’s time to declare it an overwhelming success. Not only did we improve the user experience and add some highly anticipated features, but we achieved our primary goal of reducing the CPU utilization on our heavy lifting servers.

Here’s a snapshot showing the before and after CPU usage on one of our database servers:

The end result is a snappier response which is great for our users. It also means we’ve effectively increased our capacity without incurring any new costs (which as an owner is great for me).