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The Dynatrace journey toward DORA compliance

Dynatrace

The Digital Operational Resilience Act (DORA) looms large on the horizon, casting its regulatory shadow over financial institutions. DORA is a European Union (EU) regulation that took effect on January 16, 2023, with full implementation starting January 17, 2025. DORA aims to bolster the IT security of financial entities such as banks, insurance companies, and investment firms.

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Allegro Reduces Kafka Producer Latency Outliers by 82% After Switching to XFS

InfoQ

Allegro experimented with different performance optimization options to improve Apache Kafka producer tail latency and eventually switched all its clusters to the XFS filesystem. The company used Kafka protocol sniffing, JVM profiling, and eBPF, which proved instrumental in identifying and eliminating performance bottlenecks.

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Rising Tide Rents and Robber Baron Rents

O'Reilly

Why is it that Google, a company once known for its distinctive “Do no evil” guideline, is now facing the same charges of “surveillance capitalism” as Facebook, a company that never made such claims? Why is it now subject to the same kind of antitrust complaints faced by Microsoft, once the “evil empire” of the previous generation of computing? Why is it that Amazon, which has positioned itself as “the most customer-centric company on the planet,” now lards its search results with advertisements

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Why MariaDB Is “Better” Than MySQL

Percona

Apples or oranges?Tea or coffee?Books or eBooks?Each of these comparisons has very similar features and serves many of the same purposes, but in the end, they are different choices people make. Do you know what else belongs on this list?MariaDB or MySQL?

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Beyond uptime: Unveiling the improved Dynatrace SLA

Dynatrace

To help our customers confidently navigate the complexities of the cloud and innovate faster and more securely, the Dynatrace platform must be delivered reliably. Service Level Agreements (SLA) bridge your business objectives with our commitment to excellence. To transparently manage expectations and maintain trust with our customers, we expanded the Dynatrace SLA beyond accessing the user interface to cover the full range of relevant product categories, such as processing and retaining incoming

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Presentation: Several Components are Rendering: Client Performance at Slack-Scale

InfoQ

Jenna Zeigen discusses front-end performance issues encountered by Slack as they continue to grow and evolve the desktop app.

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Performance Hero: Paul Calvano

Speed Curve

Celebrating performance wins is critical to a healthy, well-supported, high-performing team. This isn't a new idea. In fact, it's something that started in the early days of web performance when Lara Hogan , who was an engineering manager at Etsy at the time, discussed the practice of empowering people across the organization by celebrating 'performance heroes'.

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Dynatrace completed Data Privacy Framework self-certification

Dynatrace

In trans-Atlantic and global business relationships, the privacy frameworks and regulations in various regions must be aligned to allow efficient collaboration between enterprises and other involved institutions. To enable participating organizations to meet the EU requirements for transferring personal data to the U.S., the Data Privacy Framework (DPF) is designed to serve as an adequate data transfer mechanism under the GDPR.

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Presentation: Sleeping at Scale - Delivering 10k Timers per Second per Node with Rust, Tokio, Kafka, and Scylla

InfoQ

Lily Mara, Hunter Laine walk through the design of a system, its performance characteristics, and how they scaled it.

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Performance Testing VS Load Testing

Abstracta

Load Test vs. Stress Test. This is one of the most frequent topics that people look at when developing a performance testing strategy. But, in fact, it doesn’t make sense to compare performance testing vs load testing as if they were competitors. Yet, understanding the. The post Performance Testing VS Load Testing appeared first on Abstracta Software Testing Services.

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Performance Implications of Running Databases in Kubernetes

Percona

Cloud-native databases are becoming the norm, and containerized databases are a common trend (see the report from Dynatrace and Figure 1). Kubernetes—the de facto standard for platform engineers—and operators simplify database deployment and management. But what are the performance implications of running databases in Kubernetes?

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The State of DevOps Automation assessment: How automated are you?

Dynatrace

In response to the scale and complexity of modern cloud-native technology, organizations are increasingly reliant on automation to properly manage their infrastructure and workflows. DevOps automation eliminates extraneous manual processes, enabling DevOps teams to develop, test, deliver, deploy, and execute other key processes at scale. Automation thus contributes to accelerated productivity and innovation across the organization.

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Simplified image management: Dive into our end-to-end Harbor and Jenkins integration

Dynatrace

Simplified image management with our Harbor and Jenkins integration We’re excited to introduce our latest setup, aimed at streamlining the process of pushing images to Harbor. The setup can be further distributed to multiple other registries, like ECR or Azure/Google container registries. This is done while ensuring secure credential management within Jenkins and Kubernetes.

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Dynatrace SaaS release notes version 1.290

Dynatrace

We have released Dynatrace version 1.290. To learn what’s new, have a look at the release notes. The post Dynatrace SaaS release notes version 1.290 appeared first on Dynatrace news.

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Generative AI poised to have impact by automating software development, report says

Dynatrace

According to recent research from TechTarget’s Enterprise Strategy Group (ESG), generative AI will change software development activities, from quality assurance to debugging to CI/CD pipeline configuration. Many organizations are turning to generative artificial intelligence and automation to free developers from manual, mundane tasks to focus on more business-critical initiatives and innovation projects.

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OneAgent release notes version 1.289

Dynatrace

We have released Dynatrace OneAgent and ActiveGate version 1.289. To learn what’s new, have a look at: OneAgent release notes ActiveGate release notes The post OneAgent release notes version 1.289 appeared first on Dynatrace news.

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PostgreSQL Database Security Best Practices

Percona

When data is everything, the sophistication of cybersecurity threats casts a shadow over the world of data security, including for those using PostgreSQL as their database of choice.

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Bringing Percona Experts to a City Near You

Percona

Percona.connect, a series of free events hosted by Percona database performance experts, is coming to a city near you! This amazing learning opportunity spans six cities — across two continents — and includes educational sessions, customer testimonials, networking activities, and more.

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API Performance Testing Types: Load Testing

Abstracta

Join us as we delve into the scope of API load testing. In this article, we explore how to simulate real-world conditions, tackle testing challenges, choose the right performance testing tools, and interpret results for performance optimization. Enhance your API’s readiness for diverse load scenarios. The post API Performance Testing Types: Load Testing appeared first on Abstracta Software Testing Services.