January, 2022

Designing WhatsApp

High Scalability

This is a guest post by Ankit Sirmorya. Ankit is working as a Machine Learning Lead/Sr. Machine Learning Engineer at Amazon and has led several machine-learning initiatives across the Amazon ecosystem.

Design 282

Software Testing Methodologies: Short Guide To QA Models

DZone

Over the years, the whole idea of software testing has evolved. And the evolution not only has called for modern testing strategies and tools but a detailed-oriented process with the inclusion of test methodologies.

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Automating DevOps practices fuels speed and quality

Dynatrace

Dynatrace news. Takeaways from this article on DevOps practices: DevOps practices bring developers and operations teams together and enable more agile IT.

DevOps 224

Experimentation is a major focus of Data Science across Netflix

The Netflix TechBlog

5.5 mm in 1.25 nanoseconds

Randon ASCII

In 2004 I was working for Microsoft in the Xbox group, and a new console was being created. I got a copy of the detailed descriptions of the Xbox 360 CPU and I read it through multiple times and suddenly I’d learned enough to become the official CPU expert.

Cache 107

Preventing Hero Culture In Software Teams

Professor Beekums

I’ve written before on the problems of hero culture. It is still my favorite post that I’ve written because it hits so close to home for me. Photo by unDraw Every situation in that post is hypothetical, but based on a real situation I had to deal with myself.

Designing Instagram

High Scalability

This is a guest post by Ankit Sirmorya. Ankit is working as a Machine Learning Lead/Sr. Machine Learning Engineer at Amazon and has led several machine-learning initiatives across the Amazon ecosystem.

Design 280

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Service Level Objectives (SLOs) at Scale (Tips and Tricks)

Dynatrace

Dynatrace news. As our customers adopt agile software development and continuous delivery to drive value faster, they face new risks that could impact availability, performance, and business KPIs.

Auto-Diagnosis and Remediation in Netflix Data Platform

The Netflix TechBlog

By Vikram Srivastava and Marcelo Mayworm Netflix has one of the most complex data platforms in the cloud on which our data scientists and engineers run batch and streaming workloads.

Matching Supply With Demand — Solutions, Part 1

SQL Performance

Last month , I covered Peter Larsson's puzzle of matching supply with demand. I showed Peter's straightforward cursor-based solution and explained that it has linear scaling.

Code 94

Tasktop Turns 15, Turning the Tide on More and More Transformations

Tasktop

Today marks Tasktop’s 15th anniversary. On January 12th, 2007, I defended my Ph.D. thesis, which explored a new approach to focus and flow for developers. I took the weekend off for some skiing in Whistler, then filed the incorporation documents with Dr. Gail Murphy, my Ph.D.

Designing Tinder

High Scalability

This is a guest post by Ankit Sirmorya. Ankit is working as a Machine Learning Lead/Sr. Machine Learning Engineer at Amazon and has led several machine-learning initiatives across the Amazon ecosystem.

Design 275

A Developer’s Guide To Optimizing Mobile App Performance

DZone

How Important Is Mobile App Optimization? There are tools that simply help you monitor the overall performance of an app while it's in use on a device. The data can be used by developers to improve the application based on what is relevant and important to their end-users.

Mobile 219

How Dynatrace uses Dynatrace to combat the Log4j vulnerability (Log4Shell)

Dynatrace

Dynatrace news. On December 9, 2021, the first indicators of the Log4j vulnerability (Log4Shell) began to reverberate across the world.

Netflix: A Culture of Learning

The Netflix TechBlog

Martin Tingley with Wenjing Zheng , Simon Ejdemyr , Stephanie Lane , Colin McFarland , Mihir Tendulkar , and Travis Brooks This is the last post in an overview series on experimentation at Netflix. Need to catch up?

Top Software testing trends to look out for in 2022

Testsigma

The software industry goes through a lot of research and modified methodologies that keep the software quality top-notch for the end-user. 2014 saw the trend of mobile app testing as they were becoming a multi-billion dollar business all over the world.

IoT 84

Developer’s friendly tools for performance testing

Abstracta

How many times have we seen a test infrastructure and methodology where the team is not able to get early feedback about the performance of the system they. The post Developer’s friendly tools for performance testing appeared first on Abstracta Software Testing Services.

Designing Uber

High Scalability

This is a guest post by Ankit Sirmorya. Ankit is working as a Machine Learning Lead/Sr. Machine Learning Engineer at Amazon and has led several machine-learning initiatives across the Amazon ecosystem.

Design 268

Leetcode: Improving String Performance in Swift

DZone

Problems with strings are one of the most common problems with Leetcode. By solving a task on Leetcode, you can also compare your solution with other solutions in terms of performance and memory usage.

Why vulnerability management enhances your cloud application security strategy

Dynatrace

Dynatrace news. Key takeaways from this article on vulnerability management for cloud application security: Today’s cloud apps with their fast innovation cycles and frequent use of open-source libraries must address a gap for runtime vulnerability management in production environments.

Fixing Performance Regressions Before they Happen

The Netflix TechBlog

Angus Croll Netflix is used by 222 million members and runs on over 1700 device types ranging from state-of-the-art smart TVs to low-cost mobile devices. At Netflix we’re proud of our reliability and we want to keep it that way.

It’s Tasktop Hub’s 5th Birthday and We’re Celebrating You!

Tasktop

This month marks Tasktop Hub’s 5th birthday ! On this milestone day we’re celebrating you — our customers — and all your amazing achievements! Thanks to your integrations, you’re improving the daily work of your teams every single day! .

Trends and Topics for 2022

Adrian Cockcroft

Sunset over Laureles Grade?—?December December 26th, 2021?—?photo photo taken by Adrian Cockcroft A year ago I did a talk at re:Invent called Architecture Trends and Topics for 2021 , so I thought it was worth seeing how they played out and updating them for the coming year.

AWS 83

Stuff The Internet Says On Scalability For January 28th, 2022

High Scalability

Never fear, HighScalability is here! Think your software diagram is complex? This is a single cell modeled using X-ray, nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR), and cryo-electron microscopy datasets. Gael McGill. My Stuff: Love this Stuff? I need your support on Patreon to keep this stuff going.

How To Decrease Risk of Presenteeism When Ending Remote Working

DZone

Absenteeism has always been considered a big problem in business workplaces, and most entrepreneurs try to deal with this to ensure that their organization remains productive.

OneAgent release notes version 1.231

Dynatrace

Dynatrace news. Rollout starts January 10, 2022. With this release, the oldest supported OneAgent versions are: Dynatrace ONE. Dynatrace ONE Premium. 1.213. 1.207. Dynatrace extension framework upgrade notice.

Top Startups in Miami To Watch Out For Your Business In 2022

Simform

Miami has boosted the startup ecosystem through several essential steps, including a tax-friendly climate. This has helped attract several entrepreneurs and startups to flourish. This article features some of the best startups based in Miami that are bound to thrive in the upcoming year.

Happy 15th, Tasktop! Happy 5th, Tasktop Hub!

Tasktop

January 17, 2007: Dr. Mik Kersten, Dr. Gail Murphy and Robert Elves founded Tasktop. Here is the announcement about the founding of the company a couple months after the incorporation [link]. .

We’re going open source with Testsigma Community Edition

Testsigma

We’re thrilled to announce the launch of Testsigma Community Edition , the first ever open source test automation platform that works out of the box for web and mobile apps, and APIs. The Community Edition brings a core part of Testsigma’s cloud-based platform directly to the QA community.

Washed Up

Alex Russell

The rhetorical "web3" land-grab by various VC s , their shills , and folks genuinely confused about legal jurisdiction may appear to be a done deal.

How Can Backend Development Help To Improve User Experience?

DZone

We often confuse the User Experience (UX) with the User Interface (UI) , which is associated only with the most visual part of a web or application.

AIOps capabilities drive intelligent cloud observability

Dynatrace

Dynatrace news. AIOps has emerged as the best way to cut through the noise of IT operations for a reason. AIOps capabilities help IT teams cope with the overwhelming complexity of multicloud and hybrid cloud environments.

Cloud 190

Composition-Based Design System In Figma

Smashing Magazine Graphics

Composition-Based Design System In Figma. Composition-Based Design System In Figma. Aleksandra Nagornaia. 2022-01-03T13:00:00+00:00. 2022-01-03T17:34:00+00:00. Working as a designer on a design system for a large product has taught me how precious the time you spend on a single task/component is.

Flow Metrics: Three Anti-Patterns to Avoid

Tasktop

Value stream management is a growing practice in software delivery organizations of large scale enterprises and government agencies. Flow Metrics are a major pillar of how we measure improvement in value streams. .

Developers Need To Make Mistakes

Professor Beekums

Think about the last time you learned a skill. Were you awesome at it right off the bat? Or did you make a series of mistakes, learned from each one, and adjusted what you were doing to improve? Photo by Sarah Kilian Anyone being truthful would say the latter.

Using the CSS Me Not Bookmarklet to See (and Disable) CSS Files

CSS - Tricks

Stoyan is absolutely correct. As much as we all love CSS, it’s still an important player in how websites load and using less of it is a good thing. He has a neat new bookmarklet called CSS Me Not to help diagnose unnecessary CSS files, but we’ll get to that in a moment.

Making APM a Company-Wide Effort

DZone

This is an article from DZone's 2021 Application Performance Management Trend Report. For more: Read the Report. Today, more than ever, users are unwilling to wait and tolerate failure. Nearly 50 percent of users expect a load time of less than two seconds.