Sat.May 09, 2020 - Fri.May 15, 2020

What is Greenplum Database? Intro to the Big Data Database


Greenplum Database is a massively parallel processing (MPP) SQL database that is built and based on PostgreSQL.

A Short on How Zoom Works

High Scalability

Zoom scaled from 20 million to 300 million users virtually over night. What's incredible is from the outside they've shown little in the way of apparent growing pains, though on the inside it's a good bet a lot of craziness is going on.

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DevSecOps: Recent experiences in field of Federal & Government


Dynatrace news. Introduction. For Federal, State and Local agencies to take full advantage of the agility and responsiveness of a DevOps approach to the software lifecycle, Security must also play an integral role across lifecycle stages.

Difference Between Black-Box, White-Box, and Grey-Box Testing


You can never be sure about the quality of your in- development software unless you test it first.

Fundamentals of table expressions, Part 2 – Derived tables, logical considerations

SQL Performance

Last month I provided a background to table expressions in T-SQL. I explained the context from relational theory and the SQL standard. I explained how a table in SQL is an attempt to represent a relation from relational theory.

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Reducing Your Database Hosting Costs: DigitalOcean vs. AWS vs. Azure

High Scalability

If you’re hosting your databases in the cloud, choosing the right cloud service provider is a significant decision to make for your long-term hosting costs. This is especially apparent in today's world where organizations are doing whatever they can to optimize and reduce their costs.

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Government: Why it’s important, now more than ever, to optimize digital user experience


Dynatrace news. When the Australian Federal Government set its 2025 vision to be a world leader in the delivery of digital services, nobody predicted the coronavirus pandemic was around the corner. But it shouldn’t stop this vision from being completed. Quite the opposite, in fact.

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Tracking Web Vitals for a better user experience

Speed Curve

Google recently announced an initiative called 'Web Vitals', which focuses on three performance metrics they consider essential for improving the user experience: Largest Contentful Paint (LCP). First Input Delay (FID). Cumulative Layout Shift (CLS).

Stuff The Internet Says On Scalability For May 14th, 2020

High Scalability

Hey, it's HighScalability time! Who knew a birthday service could lead to an existential crisis? Do you like this sort of Stuff? Without your support on Patreon this kind of Stuff can't happen. You are that important to the fate of the smart and thoughtful world.

Partner Viewpoint: 2020 Gartner Magic Quadrant for APM & 2020 Critical Capabilities for APM


Dynatrace news. Following the release of Gartner’s 2020 Magic Quadrant for Application Performance Monitoring (APM) , and 2020 Gartner Critical Capabilities for APM report , I wanted to share my perspective on what these reports mean for our partners.

Why Do Bugs Attack Your Software?


Search the Internet and you will find a plethora of articles regarding how bugs can deteriorate your software, company image, and profitability. However, no one talks about the reasons why bugs actually attack your software.

“Anything is Possible in the Novel Economy” – Brian Solis


Following the disruption wrought by the COVID-19 pandemic, global businesses are squinting their eyes through the dust of the aftermath. Little has prepared them for what Brian Solis calls the “Novel Economy”.

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Who's Hiring? has hours of system design content. They also do live system design discussions every week. They break down interview prep into fundamental building blocks. Try out their platform. Scrapinghub is hiring a Senior Software Engineer (Big Data/AI).

Extend the AI and automation core of Dynatrace with host extensions to resolve infrastructure problems


Dynatrace news. A single instance of OneAgent can handle the monitoring of many types of entities , including servers, applications, services, databases, and more.

Benchmarking the AWS Graviton2 with KeyDB


We've always been excited about Arm so when Amazon offered us early access to their new Arm-based instances we jumped at the chance to see what they could do. We are, of course, referring to the Amazon EC2 M6g instances powered by AWS Graviton2 processors.

SQL Server TempDB database and Latch Contention

SQL Shack

In this article, we will learn latch contention issues that we might experience in the SQL Server TempDB database. We will also discuss reasons and the solution method of these latch contention issues.

Why Traditional Monitoring Isn’t Enough for Modern Web Applications


Website and web application technologies have grown tremendously over the years. Websites are now more than just the storage and retrieval of information to present content to users.

Manage dashboards more efficiently with more control with the JSON editor


Dynatrace news. Dashboards are an important tool for effectively monitoring diverse IT ecosystems and for reporting your key performance indicators.

SQL Plan Management With TiDB: A Review


The SQL execution plan is a critical factor that affects SQL statement performance. The stability of the SQL execution plans heavily influences the entire cluster's performance.

The Shifting-Left Methodology in Software Development


What is meant by shifting-left in software development? In the field of software development, the appearance of defects while developing software is very common. Application Lifecycle Management Test Management Software development

Migrating to Daimler/Mercedes-Benz AG’s New E/E System


By October 2020, Daimler/Mercedes-Benz AG will replace its supplier defect and test management tool for its internal E/E system.

Process more with less using smarter cluster overload prevention for Dynatrace Managed


Dynatrace news. The world’s most scalable, automatic distributed tracing pushes the boundary once again with enhanced Adaptive Load Management. Bernd Greifeneder, Dynatrace CTO.

Simulating Clock Skew in K8s With Chaos Mesh


Chaos Mesh™ , an easy-to-use, open-source, cloud-native chaos engineering platform for Kubernetes (K8s), has a new feature, TimeChaos, which simulates the clock skew phenomenon.

New Blog, Who Dis?

Alex Russell

For the past few months, I've been on-again-off-again updating this site to migrate it from VPS-hosted WordPress to 11ty ("eleven-tea") and Netlify.

7 Simple Steps For Successful eCommerce Mobile App Development


The cutthroat competition among the eCommerce mobile apps leaves a very narrow way to success. Each step of your eCommerce mobile app development process needs to be precise and in the right direction.

Strategic DDD Remote Collaboration Toolkit

Strategic Tech

If you want to get started with Strategic DDD to gain deeper insights into your domain and to align your software architecture with your domain, you can use this Miro board: [link] No sign up, installation, or payment is required to view the board.

How to Optimize Third-Party Services Performance


Embedding an existing library or service as a third party can increase productivity, but often has a cost on perceived performance. Once you embed external code, how can you ensure that this code will not affect the performance and interactivity of your site?

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Page Weight Test – Measure The Size Of Your Website


When we gave a complete overview of the state of the web in 2020 we challenged our readers to compare their own website metrics to the multiple metric averages. How did you end up doing on your page weight (the download size of your entire webpage)?

How does Database Migration Work? [Ultimate Checklist]


Database Migration is one of those trends whose charm does not fade and need to be adopted by the existing applications sooner or later. If you are planning for database migration, then you would be keen to know about the actual process involved. Let us explore how database migration work.