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Expand application and infrastructure observability with operational insights into Kubernetes pods


Dynatrace news. Dynatrace is the only Kubernetes monitoring solution that provides continuous automation and full-stack advanced observability without changing code, container images, or deployments.

Differences Between Functional Testing and Usability Testing


In Software testing, several testing practices help in validating how the developed software is functioning as per the customer requirements and user expectations. Two of such testing practices include functional testing and usability testing.

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Protractor Tutorial: Handle Mouse Actions and Keyboard Events


At times, while performing automated browser testing, you often have to deal with elements, which reveal only after you hover on the menu or after you click on them. In such cases, you can opt for using the action class for keyboard and mouse actions in Selenium Protractor.

Stuff The Internet Says On Scalability For June 26th, 2020

High Scalability

Hey, it's HighScalability time! Line noise? Still uncertain? It's how you program a quantum computer. Do you like this sort of Stuff? Without your support on Patreon this kind of Stuff can't happen. You are that important to the fate of the smart and thoughtful world.

Best MySQL DigitalOcean Performance – ScaleGrid vs. DigitalOcean Managed Databases


MySQL is the all-time number one open source database in the world, and a staple in RDBMS space. DigitalOcean is quickly building its reputation as the developers cloud by providing an affordable, flexible and easy to use cloud platform for developers to work with.

Netflix Studio Engineering Overview

The Netflix TechBlog

By Steve Urban , Sridhar Seetharaman , Shilpa Motukuri , Tom Mack , Erik Strauss , Hema Kannan , CJ Barker Netflix is revolutionizing the way a modern studio operates.

MicroProfile Metrics with Prometheus and Grafana [Video]


In this short video, Rudy de Busscher shows how to connect MicroProfile Metrics with Prometheus and Grafana to produce useful graphics and to help investigate your microservice architecture. The goal of MicroProfile Metrics is to expose monitoring data from the implementation in a unified way.

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Configuring SQL Server Always On Availability Groups on AWS EC2

SQL Shack

In this article, we will review how to set up multi-subnet Always On Availability groups using AWS EC2 instances and AWS FSx as file share witness.

MongoDB Index Builds – Preventing Users From Triggering New Builds


Index builds on MongoDB production clusters need to be handled with the utmost care. We have documented the issues in detail in one of our previous blog posts – The Perils of Building Indexes on MongoDB. Depending on the size of your data, both foreground and background builds can bring your cluster down. So, how do you prevent your users from accidentally triggering index builds from the MongoDB CLI? The short answer is that you cannot.

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Some Performance Links

CSS - Tricks

Just had a couple of good performance links burning a hole in my pocket, so blogging them like a good little blogger. Web Performance Recipes With Puppeteer. Puppeteer is an Node library for spinning up a copy of Chrome “headlessly” (i.e. no UI) and controlling it.

OAuth API Testing With JMeter


For Installing and Overview of JMETER. Please check. link]. performance oauth jmeter load api testing api access tokens jmeter 5.1

Dynatrace Managed turnkey Premium High Availability for globally distributed data centers (Early Adopter)


Dynatrace news. Dynatrace Managed is intrinsically highly available as it stores three copies of all events, user sessions, and metrics across its cluster nodes. This means that Dynatrace continues full operation when a majority of nodes are up and a maximum of two nodes are down at a time.

10 portfolio projects for aspiring automation engineers

TechBeacon Testing

Those looking to break into the test automation field have difficulty doing so because of lack of experience. One way to gain experience is, of course, to study and practice on your own. But how do you demonstrate your newfound knowledge to employers?

Explore SQL Server Index Properties in SSMS

SQL Shack

This article gives you an insight into SQL Server Index properties in SSMS. Introduction We can create indexes in SQL Server using both GUI and t-SQL method. Once we create an index using t-SQL, we specify the index name, key columns, included columns, filter to create it.

Testing vs Quality Assurance vs. Quality Control What’s the Difference?


A product, an application, a website, the success of all these do depend on the functionalities built into them. But answer to some questions like “How easy they were to use? How easy were they to understand? Did they do the job without any errors?”,

21 Groups and Companies Testers Should Follow on Linkedin


Getting in the Know on LinkedIn in 2020. Are you a tester on Linkedin? We all know the benefits of having a well-maintained Linkedin profile: recruiters reach out to you, you can show off skills and achievements, display personal recommendations, network, etc.

4 steps to modernize your IT service operations with Dynatrace


Dynatrace news. In my role as DevOps and Autonomous Cloud Activist at Dynatrace, I get to talk to a lot of organizations and teams, and advise them on how to speed up delivery while also increasing the delivery in order to minimize the impact on operations.

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The Importance of Monitoring SSL Certificates


Secure Sockets Layer, or SSL, is a global security standard technology that is being adopted by a number of different organizations across the globe. Essentially, SSLs are small data files containing a cryptographic key. This key carries important information about the organization using it.

AWS Launch Wizard for quick SQL Server Always On deployments

SQL Shack

SQL Server Always On is a high-availability and disaster recovery solution. We can use multiple secondary replicas for configuring database backups, redirect read requests to offload primary instance load.

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Fundamentals of table expressions, Part 4 – Derived tables, optimization considerations, continued

SQL Performance

This article is the fourth part in a series on table expressions. In Part 1 and Part 2 I covered the conceptual treatment of derived tables. In Part 3 I started covering optimization considerations of derived tables.

MSTest Tutorial: Environment Setup For Selenium Testing

Himanshu Sheth

MSTest is a popular open-source test framework that is shipped along with the Visual Studio IDE. It is also referred to as Visual Studio Unit Testing Framework; however, MSTest is more synonymous within the developer community.

Easy SLA and SLO reporting for all your API endpoints with public synthetic HTTP monitors


Dynatrace news. With today’s high expectations for the speed and availability of applications, you need a deep understanding of real user experiences to make the best business decisions.

Internal Applications: Monitoring from Behind Your Firewall


As companies decide whether or not to move ahead with an “everything in the cloud” strategy for providing consumer-facing applications, enterprise applications are also getting a new shape with web-based applications to support internal business operations.

SQL SUBSTRING function and its performance tips

SQL Shack

In this article, we will briefly explain the SUBSTRING function and then focus on performance tips about it. SQL Server offers various built-in functions and these functions make complicated calculations easier for us.

Selenium Vs Testsigma | Which is the Best Automation Testing Tool?


Introduction. As Agile methodology was introduced, the need for fast and continuous delivery of software applications increased. Fulfilling this need, automation testing within organizations increased. Various free open source and paid automation testing tools were introduced.

Improving The Accuracy of Quality Assurance With Defect Tracking


Quality assurance and software maintenance can be highly costly for the company; in many instances, companies are spending around 80% and even 90% (in some cases) of the software development budget on quality maintenance and keeping up with the standards.

SAPGUI: Understanding the SAPGUI user experience


Dynatrace news. In today’s world of observ ability and reporting , my experience in capturing the end-user-experience (EUE) with web and mobile application technologies is easy to achieve. But not all applications are created equally when it comes to obtaining users’ experience.

The Analytics That Matter

CSS - Tricks

I’ve long been skeptical of quoting global browser usage percentages to justify their usage of browser features. It doesn’t matter what global usage of a browser is, other than nerdy cocktail party fodder.

Dirty Reads and the Read Uncommitted Isolation Level

SQL Shack

In this article, we will discuss the Dirty Read concurrency issue and also learn the details of the Read Uncommitted Isolation Level. A transaction is the smallest working unit that performs the CRUD (Create, Read, Update, and Delete) actions in the relational database systems.

How the Great Firewall of China Affects Performance of Websites Outside of China


The Great Firewall of China, or as it’s officially called, the Golden Shield Project, is an internet censorship project to block people from accessing specific foreign websites. It is the world’s most advanced and extensive Internet censorship program.

All You Need to Know About Selenium Web Driver

Amandeep Kadd

Testing is a crucial need for today’s digital enterprises to compete with the present business market and user-requirement. Automation testing is one of the software testing methods that has made testing simpler and easier for the testing teams with test automation tools.

No need to compromise visibility in public clouds with the new Azure services supported by Dynatrace


Dynatrace news. With cloud deployments growing rapidly during the past few years and enterprise multi-cloud environments becoming the norm, new challenges have emerged, including: Cloud dynamics make it hard to keep up with autoscaling, where services come and go based on demand.

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Techniques To Prevent Software Bugs


Introduction. Creating a bug-free software is hard, to the extent that it seems like a myth. Bugs in software represent the discrepancy between the expected and actual behaviour of the software.

Popular Vim Commands - Comprehensive Vim Cheat Sheet


Vim was made available in 1991 and is a free, open source software. Available both as a command line interface and as a standalone program with a GUI, Vim is a text editor that is a modal version of the vi editor created for Unix in the 1970s; Vim stands for vi improved.

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End to End Testing – What is it?


What is End to End Testing? End to end testing is an important technique used to validate the flow of an application from start to finish. The main objective of this testing is to simulate user behavior and thoroughly test components to identify any integration issues.

Heap Memory In Java Applications Performance Testing


Does every performance engineer need to know about how memory in Java works? To completely fine-tune the java performance bottlenecks for high performance my answer is YES.

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Private Synthetic Monitoring locations now supported on Red Hat 8, Ubuntu 18, and CentOS 8


Dynatrace news. Synthetic-enabled ActiveGates are crucial elements of private Synthetic Monitoring locations.