April, 2021

mysqldump Best Practices: Part 2 – Migrations Guide


In the second and final part of our mysqldump best practices we will talk about how to handle the migration and import for stored program objects and views from your MySQL database.

Continuous integration and continuous delivery (CI/CD): How it enhances DevOps and continuous deployment


Dynatrace news. The surge in demand for digital services since 2020 is a trend that is here to stay and only expected to accelerate. To compete, organizations have to achieve both speed and reliability when bringing new products and services to market.

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Diving Deep on S3 Consistency

All Things Distributed

I recently posted about Amazon S3 and how it’s evolved over the last 15 years since we launched the service in 2006 as “storage for the internet.” ” We built S3 because we knew customers wanted to store backups, videos, and images for applications like e-commerce web sites.

Performance Testing at MongoDB

Alex Podelko

MongoDB has the most advanced continuous performance testing I know about. It quite could be that some other companies have something interesting too – but they are not sharing that. Another interesting project in that area is keptn , but that is about it.

4 Software QA Metrics To Enhance Dev Quality and Speed


Introduction. Today, the demand for software is higher than ever. Lines of code govern almost everything we do in our day-to-day activities. The way we buy, the way we sell, even the way we communicate. In 2019, according to Evans Data Corporation, there were 23.9 million developers worldwide.

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Stuff The Internet Says On Scalability For April 30th, 2021

High Scalability

Hey, HighScalability is back! This channel is the perfect blend of programming, hardware, engineering, and crazy. After watching you’ll feel inadequate, but in an entertained sort of way. Love this Stuff? I need your support on Patreon to keep this stuff going.

Redis vs. Memcached – 2021 Comparison


Redis stands for REmote DIctionary Server, created in 2009 by Salvatore Sanfilippo. Memcached, on the other hand, was created in 2003 by Brad Fitzpatrick.

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A new era of DevOps, powered by machine learning

All Things Distributed

AWS is on a journey to revolutionize DevOps using the latest technologies. We are starting to treat DevOps, and the toolchains around it, as a data science problem – And when we think of it this way, code, logs, and application metrics are all data that we can optimize with machine learning (ML

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5 types of tests that can be automated for your iOS


A quote from Tim Cook says- “ When you care about people’s happiness and productivity, you give them what brings out the best in them and their creativity. And if you give them a choice, they’ll say, ‘I want an iPhone,’ or ‘I want a Mac.’

Core Web Vitals Optimization Techniques


Web Vitals is an initiative by Google that helps webmasters improve user experience on their website. The importance of UX can’t be ignored. Good user experience is a key to obtain high rankings on Google.

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Number series generator challenge solutions – Part 4

SQL Performance

This is the fourth part in a series about solutions to the number series generator challenge.

Email Infrastructure Monitoring Checklist


A lot of time and resources are invested in making sure your customers get your emails. This is where email infrastructure comes in handy. While you have limited control over user interaction with your emails, monitoring email infrastructure is in your hands.

Showcasing engineering excellence at Dynatrace


Dynatrace news.

Bootstrap vs Polymer: Let’s Put an End to the Debate!


With the ongoing debate and comparisons between popular front-end frameworks, I have come across this interesting idea of taking an unconventional framework and pitting it against a widely used one - Bootstrap vs. Polymer. You must be wondering, Why Bootstrap and Polymer?

Selenium and Mobile Test Automation – Can Selenium Be Used for Mobile Testing?


Selenium is a tremendously popular automated testing tool for desktop, web applications. Testing on mobile devices is a major requirement that has grown exponentially in recent years. Why has the mobile testing requirement grown so much? The answer is pretty clear.

Cisco Network Monitoring: 6 Best Practices


Introduction. It's often said that your network is the backbone of your IT infrastructure, underlying every other part of your enterprise IT.

How Parallel Plans Start Up – Part 3

SQL Performance

This is the third in a five-part series taking a deep dive into the way SQL Server row mode parallel plans start executing. Part 1 initialized execution context zero for the parent task, and part 2 created the query scan tree.

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How to Improve CSS Performance

CSS - Tricks

There is no doubt that CSS plays a huge role in web performance. Milica Mihajlija puts a point on exactly why: When there is CSS available for a page, whether it’s inline or an external stylesheet, the browser delays rendering until the CSS is parsed.

Business Insights extends support for optimizing Core Web Vitals


Dynatrace news. In February 2021, Dynatrace announced full support for Google’s Core Web Vitals metrics , which will help site owners as they start optimizing Core Web Vitals performance for SEO. This is good news if you’ve been tasked with leading a Core Web Vitals SEO project.

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Progress Delayed Is Progress Denied

Alex Russell

Three facts. Apple bars web apps from the only App Store allowed on iOS. [1]. Apple forces developers of competing browsers to use their engine for all browsers on iOS , restricting their ability to deliver a better version of the web platform.

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Mobile app automation testing Tools: An exhaustive list


It’s 2021 and we now have a mobile app for everything. Whether it’s social media, shopping, productivity or fitness, there’s a visible surge in the number of mobile apps and their users.

Control Flow: try-catch or if-else?


Introduction. Lately, while working on a new project, I had a chance to think about the proper way to handle control flow. As all developers might know well, the most common approaches used are try-catch and if-else. So far, I haven't thought deeply about the difference between these two.

An In-Depth Guide To Measuring Core Web Vitals

Smashing Magazine

An In-Depth Guide To Measuring Core Web Vitals. An In-Depth Guide To Measuring Core Web Vitals. Barry Pollard. 2021-04-19T08:30:00+00:00. 2021-04-19T08:35:54+00:00.

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The Technology Leader’s Gambit: Mastering the Endgame With a New Value Stream Management Playbook


When The Queen’s Gambit debuted on Netflix in October 2020, it was an instant sensation that single-handedly revived interest in a game as old as time.

Lower total cost of ownership with improved OneAgent and ActiveGate update process


Dynatrace news. If you’re a Dynatrace administrator who’s responsible for installing and updating OneAgent or ActiveGate instances or you’re simply interested in learning how to get new functionality from Dynatrace as soon as possible, this blog post is for you.

How Parallel Plans Start Up – Part 2

SQL Performance

This is the second part of a five-part series taking a deep dive into the way SQL Server row mode parallel plans start up. By the end of the first part, we had created execution context zero for the parent task.

Automated mobile app testing – do you really need real mobile devices?


Mobile apps are not just the next (or current) big thing. They have become a part of our lives — in a way, steering our choices and decisions. By merely sitting on our couch, we apply for jobs, manage our projects, talk to our friends, the order in essentials, and even pay our bills.

Nightwatch vs. Protractor: Which Testing Framework Is Right For You?


Do you know the test automation market is all set to hit $35 billion by 2026 ? And when it comes to cross browser testing, JavaScript leads from the front? Javascript is probably the best alternative for Selenium automation, considering its protocol transformation to the W3C standard.

10 experts advise aspiring test automation engineers

TechBeacon Testing

Talk to 10 test automation experts on how to get started (or get better at your job), and you're likely to get 12 different answers. We know, because we tried, asking not for general, vague advice such as "Learn to code," but for specific websites, books, videos, and other resources to study.

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High Scalability

Fun and Interesting Events. Since we’re all feeling the fatigue of staring at screens all year, we’re switching things up at this year’s Failover Conf ! This one-day conference will be featuring LIVE fireside chats and keynotes where you’ll be able to get your questions answered in real time. You’ll also hear from a variety of industry experts in our two panel discussions.

Dynatrace observability for e-commerce helps SAP deliver a record holiday shopping season


Dynatrace news. As e-commerce experiences become more sophisticated and we all rely on them more and more, observability for e-commerce applications and the clouds they run on has become more critical than ever to retailers’ success.

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HammerDB CLI 101


This post is to give anyone starting out with HammerDB a guide on using the CLI or command line interface for text based environments.

Fixing a slow site iteratively

CSS - Tricks

Site performance is potentially the most important metric. The better the performance, the better chance that users stay on a page, read content, make purchases, or just about whatever they need to do.

Perl Test Coverage When You Don't Have a Makefile


Yesterday's pair programming session had Gábor Szabó and I thrashing around for a bit trying to figure out how to get test coverage statistics for the application.

Signing Image Processing


Signing Image Processing requests is an efficient way to ensure that no unwanted image operation can be executed. Every request needs a valid token in order to be delivered. Secure Token and Image Processing is a powerful setup to transform and deliver images in a secure way.

Configuration Testing – An Introduction


A software tester’s work life includes making sure that systems that have been designed to achieve specific results behave exactly as they should. These systems are a combination of different hardware and software which have been configured to perform the desired task.

Dynatrace expands strategic partnership with Atlassian to accelerate DevOps initiatives with observability and AIOps across the full software development lifecycle


Dynatrace news. We are pleased to announce Atlassian has selected Dynatrace as a launch partner for its Open DevOps initiative, which combines Atlassian products and best-in-class solutions from key partners to deliver full lifecycle value to customers.

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