June, 2022

Juneteenth: A personal reflection


Dynatrace news. Photo by Javardh on Unsplash. A little over 157 years ago, a history-making event took place that changed America and especially the lives of black Americans. In 2021, the U.S. recognized that event, Juneteenth , as a Federal holiday.

How Does the Internet Speed Test Work?


Everyone deserves the right internet speed and everyone wants the best bang for a buck. To ensure our internet bandwidth, we all run speed tests from our Internet Speed Provider or public speed test tools like fast.com or speed.cloudflare.com and more.

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How Netflix Content Engineering makes a federated graph searchable (Part 2)

The Netflix TechBlog

By Alex Hutter , Falguni Jhaveri , and Senthil Sayeebaba In a previous post , we described the indexing architecture of Studio Search and how we scaled the architecture by building a config-driven self-service platform that allowed teams in Content Engineering to spin up search indices easily.

Software Engineering - The Soft Parts

Addy Osmani

Today I will share some of the software engineering soft skills I have learned from my first 10 years on Google Chrome, where I am a Senior Staff Engineering Manager

Top 10 Serverless Frameworks for Deploying Serverless Applications


Serverless frameworks make FaaS deployment easier, allowing you to spin up serverless architectures quickly. But a pool of frameworks is available today, each with unique features, pros, and cons.

Apple Is Not Defending Browser Engine Choice

Alex Russell

Gentle reader, I made a terrible mistake. Yes, that's right: I read the comments on a MacRumors article. At my age, one knows better. And yet. As penance for this error, and for being short with Miguel , I must deconstruct the ways Apple has undermined browser engine diversity.

Microsoft embeds Dynatrace natively in the Azure Portal


Dynatrace news. Dynatrace has enhanced its partnership with Microsoft Azure, providing users a quick and easy path to purchasing, configuring, and managing Dynatrace directly inside the Microsoft Azure Portal.

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Scaling Appsec at Netflix (Part 2)

The Netflix TechBlog

By Astha Singhal , Lakshmi Sudheer , Julia Knecht The Application Security teams at Netflix are responsible for securing the software footprint that we create to run the Netflix product, the Netflix studio, and the business.

Sliders on the Homepage: Best Practices and Alternatives


Do you want to use a slider on your homepage? We explain when you can do so and suggest some alternatives for when you probably shouldn’t. Overview We’ve previously covered the pros and cons of using sliders and carousels on your homepage.

MongoDB vs. MySQL: 5 Differentiators to Settle the Debate of DBMSs


Building a database isn't easy at it sounds. Browse through our comparative study on databases: MongoDB vs MySQL. Understand the differences and analyze based on parameters such as performance, schema flexibility, relationships, security, etc.

Don’t Sink Your Website With Third Parties

Smashing Magazine

Don’t Sink Your Website With Third Parties. Don’t Sink Your Website With Third Parties. Ken Harker. 2022-06-01T10:00:00+00:00. 2022-06-01T15:03:56+00:00. You’ve spent months putting together a great website design, crowd-pleasing content, and a business plan to bring it all together.

RSA 2022: Why modern observability forwards application security objectives


Dynatrace news. Over the past decade, digital transformation has disrupted numerous industries, and even more so since the advent of COVID-19.

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Automation Testing vs. Manual Testing: What's the Difference?


Before we get into automation testing vs. manual testing, let's define testing. To begin, what exactly is testing? Testing is a method of evaluating a system to see if it meets the specified requirements

Virtual Threads: JMeter meets Project Loom


Motivation: OpenJDK 19, to be released in September 2022, will incorporate a new disruptive solution: Virtual Threads, aka Project Loom. We want to learn if it is beneficial. The post Virtual Threads: JMeter meets Project Loom appeared first on Abstracta Software Testing Services.

HammerDB for Managers


This post is targeted towards the questions most often asked by non-technical management who want to get up to speed on what HammerDB is (what it isn’t) and how it can benefit their organization. What is HammerDB? HammerDB is a software application for database benchmarking.

16 Containerization Best Practices: Speed Up Your Application Delivery by 3X


Organizations are chasing containerization technology to have infrastructure optimization, scalability, operational consistency, concrete resilience, productivity, and agility. Read the best practices that help businesses achieve all these benefits.

The Value of Software Estimates

Professor Beekums

I’ve written a lot about the challenges of estimates, which may have given the impression that I think they’re useless. They aren’t. Well, not entirely anyway. I think the process of creating estimates is incredibly valuable.

What is RASP? Why runtime application self-protection is important, and how to do it right


Dynatrace news. Runtime application self-protection (RASP) is one of the newer approaches to protecting web applications. Currently, RASP is undergoing a significant evolution with the rise in web attacks and new application deployment models.

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Exhaustive JUNIT5 Testing with Combinations, Permutations, and Products


Test Support Libraries. There are many libraries that make testing better in different aspects. Here are some of them: Agitar One. Agitator automatically creates dynamic test cases, synthesizes sets of input data, and analyzes the results

OKRs Examples for Software Companies


Introduction. Objective and Key Results (OKRs) were first implemented by Andy Grove at Intel in the 1970s. John Doerr, who had worked at Intel, brought OKRs to Google in 1999, where they helped fuel massive growth and raise employee morale.

Measuring The Performance Of Typefaces For Users (Part 1)

Smashing Magazine

Measuring The Performance Of Typefaces For Users (Part 1). Measuring The Performance Of Typefaces For Users (Part 1). Thomas Bohm. 2022-06-03T10:00:00+00:00. 2022-06-03T14:03:11+00:00.

Continuous Integration Vs. Continuous Delivery: Know the Differences & Draw a Line


Despite sounding similar and overlapping at times, continuous integration and continuous delivery are subtly different. In this article, you’ll learn what benefits individual practices bring, what challenges they pose, their workflows, goals, tools, best practices, and more.

T-SQL Can Be Expressive Without Sacrificing Performance

SQL Performance

Even with its warts and limitations, Transact-SQL is a beautiful language, allowing for flexible declarative expression about what you’re asking the database engine to do for you.

Identify issues immediately with actionable metrics and context in Dynatrace Problem view


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What Is The Role Of Blockchain Technology in Securing Mobile Applications


Introduction. The world we know today is on the verge of going truly digital. With several industries and organizations implementing advanced technology to add a whole different level of security, the tech field has upgraded itself to a much larger level.

How to overcome parameter sniffing problems in ad-hoc queries

SQL Shack

The purpose of this article is to provide insights into how parameter sniffing occurs for an ad-hoc query and how it affects their performance. Case Study: Untouchable legacy code Users are beginning to complain about the performance of the e-mail send module of the purchase application.

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The Future Of Frontend Build Tools

Smashing Magazine

The Future Of Frontend Build Tools. The Future Of Frontend Build Tools. Alexander Joseph. 2022-06-09T09:00:00+00:00. 2022-06-09T09:04:03+00:00.

What is CI/CD? – Overview, Benefits, and Use Cases


Merge conflicts are one of the worst nightmares a developer has to deal with, and the CI/CD was born to solve this issue and streamline the development process for teams. From frequent changes in the code to continuously deploying updates, CI/CD is the key to modern software development.

Simple Parameterization and Trivial Plans — Part 5

SQL Performance

[ This series: Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4 | Part 5 ]. In part 4, I described the role the parser plays turning a statement with constant values into a parameterized prepared statement. To recap briefly, the parser : Identifies potential parameters. Assigns an initial data type.

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InfoSec 2022 guide: How DevSecOps practices drive organizational resilience


Dynatrace news. As organizations transition to the cloud and adopt DevSecOps practices, they can move more quickly and flexibly.

What Is an Incident Management in ITIL


Incident management : an unplanned interruption to a service or a reduction in the quality of service. By restoring regular service functioning as rapidly as feasible after an occurrence, incident management practices aim to minimize the negative effect of incidents on the organization


Unrevealed tips of SQL Server Statistics

SQL Shack

In this article, we will explore some internal working principles of SQL Server statistics. What is Cardinality Estimator (CE)? The Cardinality Estimator (CE) is the core subunit of the SQL Server query optimizer and its responsibility is to predict how many rows will be returned from a query.

Angular Performance Optimization: Fail-Proof Techniques To Optimize Angular App Performance

Tutorials Glitz

Performance optimization is one of the most important aspects for web developers. It’s crucial to ensure that your code does not exert an unnecessarily heavy load on the CPU and RAM.

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8 Top Alternatives to Kubernetes to Overcome Business Challenges


Kubernetes provides container orchestration excellence but has specific challenges that you need to overcome. So, here is an account of Kubernetes challenges and alternatives that you can use to overcome them.

Fairplay app – Android & iOS – 2022

Tech News Gather

Fairplay App India. Ever since the release of the Fairplay app on Android and iOS in 2020, Indian bettors have had a great mobile betting experience on popular sports.

What is software composition analysis? How SCA helps reduce risks associated with open source software


Dynatrace news. The growing popularity of open source software presents new risks associated with vulnerable libraries. In response, organizations have adopted additional security tools, such as software composition analysis, that scan code libraries for vulnerabilities.

Caching Across Layers in Software Architecture


The purpose of this article is to help readers understand what is caching, the problems it addresses, and how caching can be applied across layers of system architecture to solve some of the challenges faced by modern software systems.