January, 2022

Automating DevOps practices fuels speed and quality


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

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Ways to Avoid Dependencies: Tips for Product Engineering Teams


Dependencies cause chaos on delivery and destroy predictability. Use the "independent executor" model. These are weightless conditions that can increase your plans. Independent Executor Model. We need things from other teams because they are the owners of the area we need to do work in.


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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.

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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.

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.

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


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.

More Trending

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 Startups in Miami To Watch Out For Your Business In 2022


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.

Top Software testing trends to look out for in 2022


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.

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Developer’s friendly tools for performance testing


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.

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


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

A Developer’s Guide To Optimizing Mobile App Performance


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.

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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.

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.

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We’re going open source with Testsigma Community Edition


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.

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.

Why vulnerability management enhances your cloud application security strategy


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.

How To Decrease Risk of Presenteeism When Ending Remote Working


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.

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.

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.

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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.

A Deep CSS Dive Into Radial And Conic Gradients

Smashing Magazine Graphics

A Deep CSS Dive Into Radial And Conic Gradients. A Deep CSS Dive Into Radial And Conic Gradients. Ahmad Shadeed. 2022-01-10T12:30:00+00:00. 2022-01-10T17:34:35+00:00.

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OneAgent release notes version 1.231


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.

Software Testing Methodologies: Short Guide To QA Models


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.

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.

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.

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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.

Ten Tips For The Aspiring Designer Beginners (Part 1)

Smashing Magazine Graphics

Ten Tips For The Aspiring Designer Beginners (Part 1). Ten Tips For The Aspiring Designer Beginners (Part 1). Luis Ouriach. 2022-01-05T13:00:00+00:00. 2022-01-05T18:21:06+00:00.

AIOps capabilities drive intelligent cloud observability


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.

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The Importance of Access Logs in Performance Issue Analysis


An access log is generated by the web server to log the details about the request that it has processed. It logs status code, response time, URL, protocol, size, client IP address, etc., about the request. Load Balancers will have similar log files created to log the request details.

Customer Support Makes Better Software

Professor Beekums

Early in my career, I had the incorrect impression that interacting with customers was beneath me. I had this perception because I was at a large company and standard corporate hierarchies encourage that mentality. Photo by Petr Machá?ek.

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.

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


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.

A Week to Define the Web for Decades

Alex Russell

If you live or do business in the UK or the US , what you do in the next seven days could define the web for decades to come.

Release readiness through AI-based white box resiliency testing with JMeter and Dynatrace


Dynatrace news. This guest blog is authored by Raphael Pionke , DevOps Engineer at T-Systems MMS. Credits on content go to him and the work he has been doing around performance & resiliency testing automation. I, Andreas Grabner, helped to bring the blog to life!

Making APM a Company-Wide Effort


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.