April, 2022

Kubernetes Performance Tuning: Make the Most of Your Clusters


Image Source. Why Is Kubernetes Performance Tuning Needed? As Kubernetes becomes a basic infrastructure for many organizations, performance tuning for Kubernetes clusters is becoming more important.

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PostgreSQL Streaming vs Logical Replication – Comparison


Replicating the information stored on your database is essential for distributing data and ensuring you have a backup that can be used for disaster recovery, in case something goes wrong. PostgreSQL replication comes in two forms, and both have their niche uses.


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Intelligent observability for Oracle and SQL databases


Dynatrace news. While applications are built using a variety of technologies and frameworks, there is one thing they usually have in common: the data they work with must be stored in databases.

How Netflix Content Engineering makes a federated graph searchable

The Netflix TechBlog

By Alex Hutter , Falguni Jhaveri and Senthil Sayeebaba Over the past few years Content Engineering at Netflix has been transitioning many of its services to use a federated GraphQL platform.

10 Microservice Best Practices: The 80/20 Way


Microservice architecture brings higher flexibility and ease of development through decoupled services. However, microservice architecture has specific challenges like efficiency, consistency, security, etc.

Islands T-SQL Challenge

SQL Performance

Recently, I was introduced to a new islands challenge by my friend Erland Sommarskog. It’s based on a question from a public database forum. The challenge itself isn’t complicated to handle when using well-known techniques, which primarily employ window functions.

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What Is Sharding?


In this article, I will tell you a few things about sharding and explain why it is actually an important technique. Despite its significance, sharding also has some cons, and there are certain problems you may encounter if you decide to use it. What are they? I’ll explain that below.


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Dynatrace SaaS on Google now generally available


Dynatrace news. In October 2021, Dynatrace announced the availability of the Dynatrace Software Intelligence Platform on Google Cloud as a software as a service (SaaS) solution.

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Evolution of ML Fact Store

The Netflix TechBlog

by Vivek Kaushal At Netflix, we aim to provide recommendations that match our members’ interests. To achieve this, we rely on Machine Learning (ML) algorithms. ML algorithms can be only as good as the data that we provide to it.

Refueling a Personal Value Stream During Ramadan


Tasktop’s Mission : We are driving toward an inclusive company culture. We are building a come-as-you-are community of mutual respect and trust. We believe that diverse teams perform better and foster an environment of belonging and inclusion.

Understanding the performance impact of anti-flicker snippets

Speed Curve

Experimentation tools that use asynchronous scripts – such as Google Optimize, Adobe Target, and Visual Web Optimizer – recommend using an anti-flicker snippet to hide the page until they've finished executing.

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Understanding the Database Connection Pool (DBCP) Properties


Recently, I faced an issue related to a very high load on the database layer. The database was having too many connections in parallel. I had to review my application’s database connection pool (DBCP) properties very closely.

 4 Most Common Myths Around Test Automation


A common theme among most software testing organizations is their escalating interest in Test Automation. While test automation has grown in popularity, there are still many myths and biases surrounding it.

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Our Mission, Purpose, and Vision


Dynatrace news. I was excited to take on the CEO role at Dynatrace for four primary reasons: The enormous addressable market — the need for digital transformation has never been greater. Our world-class and highly differentiated technology and products. The exemplary performance of the company.

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Setting Up CloudFront to Host Your Web App

CSS - Tricks

In my last article , we went over how to set up a web app that serves chunks and bundles of CSS and JavaScript from CloudFront. We integrated it into Vite so that when the app runs in a browser, the assets requested from the app’s root HTML file would pull from CloudFront as the CDN.

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Symbiosis: The Flow Framework® meets Team Topologies


In Episode 42 of the Mik + One Podcast , Dr. Mik Kertsen sat down with Manuel Pais, renowned IT consultant and co-author of Team Topologies: Organizing Business and Technology for Fast Flow , to discuss the relationship between Team Topologies and the Flow Framework ®.

Netflix End of Series 1

Brendan Gregg

A large and unexpected opportunity has come my way outside of Netflix that I've decided to try. Netflix has been the best job of my career so far, and I'll miss my colleagues and the culture. offer letter logo (2014). flame graphs (2014). eBPF tools (2014-2019). PMC analysis (2017).

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Understanding Cross Browser Testing and Responsive Testing


Introduction. The Internet is inevitable in the current time. It is everywhere, and the entire world depends on it to function, perform day-to-day activities and stay connected with people from different corners.

Agile vs. DevOps: Deconstructing the Titans of Dev Methodologies


To start with, there has always been an inclusive and exclusive relationship between Agile and DevOps. Both are principal methodologies in the software engineering ecosystem and are known for transforming business processes through speed, iterations, and collaborations.

Simplify Kubernetes complexity with advanced AIOps and cloud observability


Dynatrace news. As more organizations turn to application containerization, managing the tasks and processes that come with containers becomes critical. Kubernetes helps organizations better manage containerized workloads and services.

Simple Parameterization and Trivial Plans — Part 3

SQL Performance

Execution Plans. It’s more complicated than you might expect to tell from the information provided in execution plans if a SQL statement uses simple parameterization.

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March of The Agile Consultants

Professor Beekums

Photo by Andrew Neel There was a time where most software was built under the waterfall model. You gathered requirements, then designed your system, then wrote the code, shipped the code to QA, then shipped the code to customers. A nice perfect assembly line.

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All You Need To Know About Optimising The Angular App

Tech News Gather

There is no doubt about the potential and performance of the Angular framework, but seldom do some challenges erupt that drag its performance. This article will find tips and tricks to improve Angular performance. And also some common problems in Angular apps and their possible solutions.

How To Move From Manual to Automation Testing


With software requirements changing at lightning speed in an agile environment, more and more organizations look to inculcate more atomic development cycles for accelerating their Time To Market (TTM). A 2021 study by digital.ai has discovered that 86% of software development teams have adopted agile, up from 37%, a year ago. This shift to more agile software development methods has led to a simultaneous demand for more efficient means of software testing during the software is developed.

How to Build Real-time Application with Node.js


Node.js is a flexible platform. However, one of its predominant use cases is real-time applications. This article will focus on some of the particular facts that are important to consider while building Node.js-based based real-time apps. The post How to Build Real-time Application with Node.js

Dynatrace Managed release notes version 1.240


Dynatrace news. New features and enhancements. OpenSSL library. OpenSSL library, used by Nginx service, was updated to version 1.1.1n for increased resilience and security. The post Dynatrace Managed release notes version 1.240 appeared first on Dynatrace blog.


5 reasons to consider on your Query Performance degradation

SQL Shack

This article gives fundamental insights into which 5 reasons can cause to drop off the query performances in SQL Server. Introduction While a database person is working on an ordinary business day, they may receive a mail or call complaining about query performance.

The SQL Server Transaction Log, Part 3: Logging Basics

SQL Performance

In the second part of this series, I described the structural hierarchy of the transaction log. As this post is chiefly concerned with the Virtual Log Files (VLFs) I described, I recommend you read the second part before continuing.

What’s New in Tasktop Hub 22.2


Say hello to Tasktop’s latest product release from its Value Stream Management platform. Tasktop Hub 22.2 is out today, making end-to-end toolchain integration faster, easier, and visibly impactful.

API Test Automation With RestAssured Library and Cucumber BDD Framework


Introduction to Rest Assured Library. REST (Representational State Transfer) is an architecture that consumes HTTP calls for inter-system communication where a client can access the server resource with a unique URI, and the response of the resource is returned.

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Monoliths vs Microservices: Which is Right for Your Application?


While the microservices architecture has always been dubbed the more advanced and superior in the monoliths vs microservices debate, it isn't always the case. Both architecture patterns bring specific set of benefits of table.

Dynatrace named a launch partner of Amazon EKS Blueprints


Dynatrace news. We’re excited to announce that Dynatrace has been recognized as a launch partner for the newly introduced Amazon Web Services (AWS) offering of Amazon EKS Blueprints.

Microsoft SQL Server Trace Flags and usage details

SQL Shack

In this article, we will explore Microsoft SQL Server trace flags with all aspects, and we will learn also how to use them. Introduction Trace flags are the advanced configuration options that are used to change specific behaviors of the SQL Server.

Mobile testing: Most critical scenarios you shouldn’t miss to test


You say tomato, I say tomahto: The common language of value streams 


At the root of the discipline of value stream management is a common language that brings business and technology leaders together. After all, the only way to deliver value to customers is to make sure everyone involved understands what value is and how it’s measured.

How To Speed Up Selenium Test Cases Execution?


The primary intent of Selenium test automation is to expedite the testing process. In the majority of the cases, automation tests using Selenium perform exceptionally better than their manual counterparts.

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