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Six Must-Know Performance Testing Criteria for Mobile Applications


In today’s digital world, for every business, mobile applications continue to be the major source of digital connectivity with their customers. Primarily, these mobile apps become vital part and businesses have less than a second’s time to impress users.

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10 Steps to Prepare Your Website for High-Load Days: Are You Ready for Black Friday?


Reading time 11 min You’ve heard it before: it’s never too early to prepare for worst-case scenarios on Black Friday and Cyber Monday (or other high-load days) so that you can avoid or mitigate critical issues and site failures.

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The 7 Habits of Highly Performing Websites


Published in 1989, Stephen Covey’s book – The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People – is regarded as one of the greatest books about personal growth and productivity ever produced. .

Leverage the power of Davis AI with custom time-series events for your specific use cases (Preview)


Dynatrace news. Dynatrace Davis automatically analyzes abnormal situations within your IT infrastructure and reports all relevant impacts and root causes.

Five Fast JavaScript Data Grids — A Performance Review


An example of a Data Grid. It is hard to imagine a modern web app that does not involve a data grid component to display and filter the data.

Batch Mode Normalization and Performance

SQL Performance

I briefly mentioned that batch mode data is normalized in my last article Batch Mode Bitmaps in SQL Server. All data in a batch is represented by an eight-byte value in this particular normalized format, regardless of the underlying data type.

SLOG: serializable, low-latency, geo-replicated transactions

The Morning Paper

SLOG: serializable, low-latency, geo-replicated transactions Ren et al., VLDB’19. SLOG is another research system motivated by the needs of the application developer (aka, user!). Building correct applications is much easier when the system provides strict serializability guarantees.

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Application Performance Review Process


Overview. Application performance Review (also known as Application Performance Walkthrough or Application Performance Assessment) is the process of review of an existing application (in production) to evaluate its performance and scalability attributes.

Automating Website Deployments Through Buddy

Smashing Magazine

Automating Website Deployments Through Buddy. Automating Website Deployments Through Buddy. Leonardo Losoviz. 2019-09-03T12:30:00+02:00. 2019-09-03T11:35:16+00:00. This is a sponsored article.)

DDSketch: a fast and fully-mergeable quantile sketch with relative-error guarantees

The Morning Paper

DDSketch: a fast and fully-mergeable quantile sketch with relative-error guarantees Masson et al., VLDB’19. Datadog handles a ton of metrics – some customers have endpoints generating over 10M points per second!

Fast Software

CSS - Tricks

There have been some wonderfully interconnected things about fast software lately. We talk a lot of performance on the web. We can make things a little faster here and there. We see rises in success metrics with rises in performance. I find those type of charts very satisfying.

N1QL Index Advisor: Improve Query Performance and Productivity


As application developers, your main focus is to design the most efficient queries for your application. You want to ensure the integrity of the data that your application pushes to the database, and construct the most efficient queries to retrieve the data needed for the application.

Inspired Design Decisions: Alexey Brodovitch

Smashing Magazine

Inspired Design Decisions: Alexey Brodovitch. Inspired Design Decisions: Alexey Brodovitch. Andrew Clarke. 2019-09-05T13:30:59+02:00. 2019-09-05T13:30:34+00:00. Before writing Art Direction for the Web , I began to study Alexey Brodovitch when I became fascinated by editorial and magazine design.

IPA: invariant-preserving applications for weakly consistent replicated databases

The Morning Paper

IPA: invariant-preserving applications for weakly consistent replicated databases Balegas et al., VLDB’19. IPA for developers, happy days!

Why you should refactor your test automation scripts

TechBeacon Testing

Refactoring isn't just for software developers. Test engineers can also use it in testing and test automation. App Dev & Testing, Testing, Refactoring, Special Coverage: STPCon Fall Boston 2019, Test Automation

Three Killer Anti-Patterns in Continuous Performance Testing


Many developers have decided that building sustainable automated and continuous processes across the entire lifecycle, including performance engineering and testing, is a modern imperative.

How to run vertica vioperf tool


The vertica vioperf tool is used to determine whether the storage you are planning on using is fast enough to feed the vertica database. The vioperf tool runs on a linux host or VM and can be pointed at any filesystem just like fio or vdbench. Simple execution of vioperf writing to the location /vertica. vioperf --thread-count=8 --duration=120s /vertica. Working Set Size. Unlike traditional IO generators vioperf does not allow you to specify the workings size.

The Tortoise Strategy

The Agile Manager

Three years ago, I wrote that the unstoppable forces of Fintech were running into the immovable force of financial orthodoxy.

Top Redis Use Cases by Core Data Structure Types

High Scalability

Redis , short for Remote Dictionary Server, is a BSD-licensed, open-source in-memory key-value data structure store written in C language by Salvatore Sanfillipo and was first released on May 10, 2009. Depending on how it is configured, Redis can act like a database, a cache or a message broker. It’s important to note that Redis is a NoSQL database system.

Software Testing Services, Automation, and Testing Types


Types of Software Testing and Automation. A good QA can make all the difference between successful and unsuccessful SaaS products. An application with features similar to others can be a success provided it works properly without issues and makes the user feel happy using it.

Evolution of Browser Testing


As technology has evolved, browser testing has also had to make strides to keep up. This article is an outline of browser testing in the past, and how it has changed to keep up with our growing technological field. The evolution of technology.

Stuff The Internet Says On Scalability For September 6th, 2019

High Scalability

Wake up! It's HighScalability time: Coolest or most coolest thing ever? Do you like this sort of Stuff? I'd love your support on Patreon. I wrote Explain the Cloud Like I'm 10 for people who need to understand the cloud. And who doesn't these days?

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High Scalability

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