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Davis Security Advisor extends Dynatrace Application Security with automatic vulnerability prioritization


Dynatrace news. In recent years, the volume of reported security vulnerabilities in enterprise software has increased exponentially. At the same time, cloud-native technologies and open-source software have introduced a new level of speed and complexity.

Reporting of Apdex Rating in JMeter


Application Performance Index. If, like me, you have some difficulties in making a Pass/Fail call for your performance tests when given the Summary Statistics of the performance test results, then the Apdex metric may come in handy.


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Client-Side Perf Testing Using Lighthouse CI With Puppeteer


Whenever we need to do performance testing, mostly it is the APIs that come to mind. Testing the performance of an application by putting load on APIs or on servers and checking out various metrics or parameters falls under server-side performance testing.

New Feature for BYOC – Pausing and Resuming Clusters


At ScaleGrid we always strive to make our service as user friendly and value adding as possible. Some of our users have been wanting to save on their database machine costs during periods when the databases are not in use, such as on weekends or at night.

Linux Kernel vs. Memory Fragmentation (Part I)

High Scalability

This post introduces common methods to prevent Linux memory fragmentation, the principle of memory compaction, how to view the fragmentation index, etc. Linux Performance

It’s Officially Startup Season in Space

All Things Distributed

We launched our AWS Space Accelerator to catalyze space innovation and support some of the most innovative startups that are helping shape the future of aerospace. Meet the 10 startups to take part in the first cohort of the AWS Space Accelerator

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How Netflix uses eBPF flow logs at scale for network insight

The Netflix TechBlog

By Alok Tiagi , Hariharan Ananthakrishnan , Ivan Porto Carrero and Keerti Lakshminarayan Netflix has developed a network observability sidecar called Flow Exporter that uses eBPF tracepoints to capture TCP flows at near real time.

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What is web application security? Everything you need to know.


Dynatrace news. If you ask most people how to secure a web application, you will immediately hear: “Use a web application firewall.” But there is much more to it than that. In this blog, I’ll first cover the basics, explaining what web application security is and why it’s important.

Fundamentals of table expressions, Part 9 – Views, compared with derived tables and CTEs

SQL Performance

This is the 9th part in a series about named table expressions. In Part 1 I provided the background to named table expressions, which include derived tables, common table expressions (CTEs), views and inline table valued functions (iTVFs). In Part 2 , Part 3 and Part 4 I focused on derived tables.

Supercharging Application Delivery

All Things Distributed

The goal of AWS Proton is simple: customers should be able to adopt, customize and evolve best practices and technologies for delivering their modern applications to the cloud, and not worry about how they roll this out – potentially to thousands of developers – across their organization

Data Engineers of Netflix?—?Interview with Samuel Setegne

The Netflix TechBlog

Data Engineers of Netflix?—?Interview Interview with Samuel Setegne Samuel Setegne This post is part of our “Data Engineers of Netflix” interview series, where our very own data engineers talk about their journeys to Data Engineering @ Netflix.

Sponsored Post: Pinecone, Kinsta, Bridgecrew, IP2Location, StackHawk,, Educative, Stream, Fauna, Triplebyte

High Scalability

Who's Hiring? DevOps Engineer : At Kinsta , we set out to create the best managed hosting platform in the world. If you are an experienced DevOps Engineer who is constantly looking for ways to innovate and improve, we might just be the place for you! As Kinsta’s DevOps Engineer, you will be instrumental in making sure that our infrastructure is always on the bleeding edge of technology, remaining stable and high-performing at all times.

USENIX LISA2021 BPF Internals (eBPF)

Brendan Gregg

For USENIX LISA2021 I gave a 40 minute deep dive talk on BPF internals for Linux, focusing on observability tracing tools.

Data Engineers of Netflix?—?Interview with Dhevi Rajendran

The Netflix TechBlog

Data Engineers of Netflix?—?Interview Interview with Dhevi Rajendran Dhevi Rajendran This post is part of our “Data Engineers of Netflix” interview series, where our very own data engineers talk about their journeys to Data Engineering @ Netflix.

An End-to-End Guide to Load Testing


If you have a public-facing web application, the odds are you should probably be thinking about load testing. Any tester can (and should) add load testing to their repertoire.

Automatically detect potential frontend attacks that cause Content Security Policy (CSP) violations


Dynatrace news. Malicious attacks like cross-site scripting can make your website unresponsive or steal data and personally identifiable information of your users. Content Security Policy (CSP) is a browser feature that adds an extra layer of security against such threats to your web applications.

Foreign Keys, Blocking, and Update Conflicts

SQL Performance

Most databases should make use of foreign keys to enforce referential integrity (RI) wherever possible. However, there is more to this decision than simply deciding to use FK constraints and creating them.

What is a Domain?

Strategic Tech

In business, technology and general, the word “domain” appears frequently and with many different meanings in various contexts. This gets tricky at times when collaborating with different companies or communities that use different definitions.

An Unbelievable Demo

Brendan Gregg

This is the story of the most unbelievable demo I've been given in world of open source. You can't make this stuff up. It was 2005, and I felt like I was in the eye of a hurricane.

Dev Tools to the Rescue – Part 1


Whether you are a software developer working on someone else’s projects or you run a business yourself, utilizing the right tools of the trade is essential. The market of software development tools is an ever-changing one and increasingly competitive.

Architected for resiliency: How Dynatrace withstands data center outages


Dynatrace news. Software reliability and resiliency don’t just happen by simply moving your software to a modern stack, or by moving your workloads to the cloud. There is no “Resiliency as a Service” you can connect to via an API that makes your service withstand chaotic situations.

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Have You Lost Sight of Your Agile Transformation?


In a time when business agility is legacy-defining , today serves as the perfect time for technology leaders to revise their Agile practice. For many organizations, the ability to absorb and adapt to the changes caused by the pandemic is a leading indicator of how Agile they really are.

Geolocation Testing: How can I test my website in different locations?


A few years back, I gave my friend a keyword to search on Google and asked him to open the third link that pops up in the results. After five minutes of confusion, I realized we are not talking about the same website and even though the keyword was the same, the results appeared in a different order.

Penetration Testing: A Quick Guide


To secure consumer data, organizations need to make sure that their networks are updated and protected against any malicious activity.

Dev Tools to the Rescue – Part 2


In my previous article Dev Tools to the Rescue – Part 1 , we looked at some of the best developer tools for software development, project management, continuous delivery/integrity, designing, testing, etc.

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CISO Research: Traditional application security measures are broken


Dynatrace news. Today’s cloud-native, multicloud environments have broken traditional approaches to application security, bringing organizations more questions than answers.

30 test automation leaders you should follow on Twitter

TechBeacon Testing

Code quality is extremely important, and one of the most essential ways to ensure a polished software product is test automation. Under the umbrella of software testing, test automation is crucial to ensuring continuous delivery (CD) as well as continuous testing.

Tools for successful implementation of insprint test automation


Evolution is perhaps the most common norm in the world of software development. Of course, automation is no stranger to this process of evolution. Globally businesses have evolved from the conventional Waterfall model to the modern Agile and DevOps, thereby embracing digital transformation.

Handling Flaky Unit Tests in Java

Uber Engineering

Introduction to Flaky Tests. Unit testing forms the bedrock of any Continuous Integration (CI) system. It warns software engineers of bugs in newly-implemented code and regressions in existing code, before it is merged. This ensures increased software reliability.

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Why Developers Need Full-Stack Observability


Introduction. In 2021, applications are now the entryways most businesses use to connect to customers, and while this accelerated with the pandemic, it began long ago and will continue into the future.

OneAgent release notes version 1.217


Dynatrace news. Rollout starts June 8, 2021. With this release, the oldest supported OneAgent versions are: Dynatrace ONE. Dynatrace ONE Premium. 1.199. 1.193. Added support for Oracle Hotspot JVM 16 for Linux, Alpine Linux 64-bit (ARM64 (AArch64)).

Fighting Pandemic Fatigue by Safely Experimenting With Engineering Team Structures


In this fourth installment of our Tasty Dog Food Series , we continue to share stories of how we at Tasktop are using our own product, Tasktop Viz , to boost our growth and happiness.

Insprint Test Automation – what features should your automation tool have?


Most software development organizations now follow agile scrum methodology. In most cases, they divide their work in sprints – a repeatable fixed time-box during which all tasks for a deliverable are planned and executed.

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Sequencing Architecture Modernization: Risk Averse vs Risk Tolerant

Strategic Tech

Modernizing an architecture usually take years. Even a decade or more is nothing out of the ordinary for large organizations who have accumulated legacy and heritage systems over long periods of time.

Choosing a Custom Software Development Company That Delivers: 11 Key Factors To Account For


Finding the right custom software development company that delivers is a complex challenge. It is like hiring a crew to build your new house. Triple check with whom you will work with over the next few months or years as it has a direct impact on your success or failure. As we know at the heart of every successful organization is a quality custom software solution, therefore we decided to create a guide with key factors on how to choose a custom software development company that delivers.

Using SLOs to become the optimization athlete with Dynatrace


Dynatrace news. This post was co-authored by Jean-Louis Lormeau, Digital Performance Architect at Dynatrace. .

Jetpack Boost Handles Critical CSS For You

CSS - Tricks

Critical CSS is one of those things I see in my performance reports but always seem to ignore. I know what it means.