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Designing Tinder

High Scalability

This is a guest post by Ankit Sirmorya. Ankit is working as a Machine Learning Lead/Sr. Machine Learning Engineer at Amazon and has led several machine-learning initiatives across the Amazon ecosystem.

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A Developer’s Guide To Optimizing Mobile App Performance


How Important Is Mobile App Optimization? There are tools that simply help you monitor the overall performance of an app while it's in use on a device. The data can be used by developers to improve the application based on what is relevant and important to their end-users.

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Service Level Objectives (SLOs) at Scale (Tips and Tricks)


Dynatrace news. As our customers adopt agile software development and continuous delivery to drive value faster, they face new risks that could impact availability, performance, and business KPIs.

Tasktop Turns 15, Turning the Tide on More and More Transformations


Today marks Tasktop’s 15th anniversary. On January 12th, 2007, I defended my Ph.D. thesis, which explored a new approach to focus and flow for developers. I took the weekend off for some skiing in Whistler, then filed the incorporation documents with Dr. Gail Murphy, my Ph.D.

Trends and Topics for 2022

Adrian Cockcroft

Sunset over Laureles Grade?—?December December 26th, 2021?—?photo photo taken by Adrian Cockcroft A year ago I did a talk at re:Invent called Architecture Trends and Topics for 2021 , so I thought it was worth seeing how they played out and updating them for the coming year.

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Leetcode: Improving String Performance in Swift


Problems with strings are one of the most common problems with Leetcode. By solving a task on Leetcode, you can also compare your solution with other solutions in terms of performance and memory usage.

Why vulnerability management enhances your cloud application security strategy


Dynatrace news. Key takeaways from this article on vulnerability management for cloud application security: Today’s cloud apps with their fast innovation cycles and frequent use of open-source libraries must address a gap for runtime vulnerability management in production environments.

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Happy 15th, Tasktop! Happy 5th, Tasktop Hub!


January 17, 2007: Dr. Mik Kersten, Dr. Gail Murphy and Robert Elves founded Tasktop. Here is the announcement about the founding of the company a couple months after the incorporation [link]. .

Software Testing Trends to Win in 2022


Due to the pandemic, the adoption of digital technologies has been phenomenal across the verticals and horizontals.

Dynatrace Managed release notes version 1.232


Dynatrace news. New features and enhancements. Log Monitoring API v2 /logs/search response change: each element’s value in the additionalColumns structure is now an array of strings rather than just a string.

The SQL Server Transaction Log, Part 1: Logging Basics

SQL Performance

All through my career as a data professional, both inside Microsoft and as a consultant, I’ve found one of the most misunderstood parts of a SQL Server database is the transaction log.

ETL Testing; What is it and When is it Used?


ETL Testing is a process used to test the transformation of raw data fetched from a certain source, before authenticating it according to business rules to make sure the particular data is loaded to the data warehouse (or a target system).

How to Choose the Right A/B Testing Software for Your Business


Today, you can find thousands of websites over the internet. But only some of them are popular due to their smooth functioning and fantastic user experience. One of the crucial factors in ensuring the website’s best performance is to test every aspect of the website and improve it over time.

Dynatrace SaaS release notes version 1.233


Dynatrace news. Dynatrace SaaS release notes version 1.233. Announcements. TLS 1.0 and 1.1 end-of-support for RUM data. Starting with April 2022, Dynatrace is retiring TLS 1.0 and TLS 1.1 for Dynatrace SaaS RUM data. For more details, see TLS 1.0 and 1.1 end-of-support for RUM data.

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Certificates Don't Prove Competency

Professor Beekums

I’ve written before about how I think college GPAs are a useless metric for hiring managers. It should come as no surprise that I don’t have a very high opinion of certifications either. Photo by unDraw I recently needed to hire an engineer with deep knowledge of AWS. Given the job description saying as much, I received hundreds of applications from folks with a variety of AWS certifications. I ended up interviewing a few dozen of them

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NEW: RUM Live and Page Views dashboards

Speed Curve

Shortly before the end of the year, we snuck in a couple of last-minute gifts for 2021. It was a great year for SpeedCurve with a lot of renewed focus on RUM. We couldn't think of a better way to finish out the year than to launch the new Live and Page Views dashboards. Let's take a look! RUM Live.

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Leveraging Gamification in your Mobile App for Superior User Experience: Top Tips


In general, video games are considered to be dopamine-releasing products. When you're happy or excited, the chemical is released into your system. To make a non-gaming app more enticing to users, you must provide them with a cause to return and compete with one another regularly.

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Dynatrace Perform 2022: Themes to watch at Dynatrace’s annual conference


Dynatrace news. As strained IT, development, and security teams head into 2022, the pressure to deliver better, more secure software faster has never been more consequential.

When distributed systems get frustrated

Particular Software

One of the greatest ever contributions to video games was the invention of the pause button. There are some sequences—those that require absolute perfect timing—where your repeated failure can make you so frustrated you just need to pause, walk away, and try again later until you get it right.

Python Bags the TIOBE Language of the Year 2021 in a Row


Python, an interpreted high-level, general-purpose programming language, bagged the covetous and prestigious TIOBE Language of the Year 2021 in a row. This award is offered to the programming language that has secured the highest surge in ratings in 365 days.

Using Psutil Module for System Monitoring [+Bonus]


Let’s face it: the mighty Task Manager isn’t a magic wand for all operations. Thus, managing system processes and profiling is better off without it. Unless you’re into the dread of manual and repetitive checks. That is why we need an effective alternative to assess the impact of our test. With this in mind, you might need to create a script that goes through the system processes and provides a report when the script runs. python system monitoring plotly

How the DoD’s JWCC contract can improve mission-supporting cloud performance and security


Dynatrace news. The Department of Defense (DoD) is taking major steps to boost cloud performance, with the promise of a tangible, positive impact on military missions throughout the world.

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