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Fast Websites Are Good for the World


Did you realize that making your site faster is not just great for your sales, it’s also good for the world?

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End-to-End Testing Tutorial: Learn in Three Minutes!


Software systems nowadays are complex and interconnected with numerous subsystems. If any of the subsystems fails, the whole software system could crash. This is a major risk and can be avoided by end-to-end testing.

Track Real User Monitoring license consumption by web and mobile application


Dynatrace news. We recently announced an increase in the number of applications that can be monitored with Dynatrace Real User Monitoring within a single Dynatrace environment to 1,000 applications.

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Windows Failover Cluster Quorum Modes in SQL Server Always On Availability Groups

SQL Shack

This article gives an overview of Windows Failover Cluster Quorum modes that is necessary for SQL Server Always on Availability Groups. Introduction SQL Server Always On is a flexible design solution to provide high availability (HA) and disaster recovery (DR).

Handling Unused CSS In SASS To Improve Performance

Smashing Magazine

Handling Unused CSS In SASS To Improve Performance. Handling Unused CSS In SASS To Improve Performance. Luke Harrison. 2019-08-09T12:30:59+02:00. 2019-08-09T12:36:17+00:00. In modern front-end development, developers should aim to write CSS which is scalable and maintainable.

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Write Maintainable Integration Tests with Docker


The popularity of microservices and the use of third-party services for non-business critical features have drastically increased the number of integrations that make up the modern application.

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14 Best Performance Testing Tools & APM Solutions


With all of the free and enterprise tools available for performance testing, there’s no excuse for having a system failure Performance tests reveal how a system behaves and responds during various situations. A system may run very well with only 1,000 concurrent users, but how. The post 14 Best Performance Testing Tools & APM Solutions appeared first on Abstracta Software Testing Services. Performance Engineering Tools APM BlazeMeter JMeter load testing performance monitoring

How to Use AI for Software Testing


Technology is ever-changing and evolving with every passing day. Something new comes up which improves the overall performance of a software. A lot of improvements. The post How to Use AI for Software Testing appeared first on Kovair Blog.

Best Practices In Appium


Many times, in Appium we face uncertain issues with the AVD Manager, ADB, Emulators, uiautomatorviewer and with MobileWebScript execution. Common Reasons for Errors. Configuration Errors. Environment Variable. Installation Setup. Browser Driver version and Binary Path. Project Setup: 1) JDK - [link].

User experience score—the one metric to rule them all


Dynatrace news. As an application owner, it’s your job to pay close attention to how your users interact with your application.

Inspired Design Decisions: Ernest Journal

Smashing Magazine

Inspired Design Decisions: Ernest Journal. Inspired Design Decisions: Ernest Journal. Andrew Clarke. 2019-08-08T13:00:59+02:00. 2019-08-08T12:09:06+00:00. When you work in design for any length of time, forming habits is natural.

Responsive Images - Serve Scaled Images


Responsive image techniques, such as the srcset , sizes , and media HTML attributes, allow different scaled images to be delivered based on the size and resolution of the accessing device.

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Circuit Breaker Module


I guess that we more often think about our services in a “ happy path ” term, but we underestimate not so happy paths. What if my API is trying to reach another API/system and it is failing constantly? Can I reach it less often in case of a timeout?

ACM Survey – Part 3: How your peers speed up time to market


Dynatrace news. Welcome back to the blog series in which we summarize the findings of our Autonomous Cloud Management survey. Here’s what we discussed so far: Part 1 examined the Dev-to-Ops ratios that organizations have for their most critical application projects.

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Bootstrapping a Usability Testing Program


Tasktop Integration Hub suffers from an interesting, almost paradoxical problem: the users who benefit most from our product often have no idea that it exists. They’ve never seen its user interface (UI), never done any configuration, and probably couldn’t even name our product if asked.

Migrating Functionality Between Large-scale Production Systems Seamlessly

Uber Engineering

A common axiom among Uber engineers states that building new features is like fixing a car’s engine while driving it.

Collecting Prometheus Metrics With Azure Monitor


Microsoft announced a new preview this week, which I think is a pretty big deal. This preview allows for the collection of Prometheus metrics in Azure Monitor. If you've used Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS), you may know you have the option to connect your AKS cluster up to Azure monitor.

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Use management zones for fine-grained filtering of problem notifications


Dynatrace news. Particularly within large enterprise cloud environments, it’s critical that you have the ability to define fine-grained access to specific monitoring data based on the responsibilities of individual teams. Dynatrace management zones enable you to do this intuitively.

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Learning and Strategy

Edge Perspectives

Scalable learning will be the key to institutional success as we move deeper into an exponentially changing world. But to really scale learning, we’re going to need to adopt a very different approach to strategy – the “zoom out, zoom in” approach.

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Handling Failure in Long-Running Processes


In the previous posts in this series, we've seen some examples of long-running processes , how to model them, and where to store the state. But building distributed systems is hard. And if we are aware of the fallacies of distributed systems , then we know that things fail all the time.

Latest Synthetic Recorder update improves clickpath recording and local playback


Dynatrace news. With the release of Dynatrace version 1.174, the Dynatrace Synthetic Recorder Chrome extension now requires the Allow in incognito permission to record and play back clickpaths locally.

Visual UI or Functional Testing- Which One to Use and When?


Being a tester or QA, you might know the importance of testing web applications. It is an essential part of the web application development process on which the stability and success of an app depend. There are many components of a successful web application testing strategy, but two of the most important elements are — Functional testing and visual testing.

The True Hardest Programming Problem Is Tight vs. Weak Coupling


A few months ago, I claimed that naming is the hardest programming problem. I was wrong. The true hardest problem is one that impacts every developer at every skill level, across all programming languages, regardless of experience. It appears on multiple levels, from language details to large scale distributed computing. It is equally applicable across all programming disciplines. And its impacts are monetary, hedonic, and cognitive.

A Brief Guide for Configuring Nagios


Nagios is an open-source network monitoring software which was released under the GPL license. With more than 1 million users worldwide, it has an active community that provides free support and hundreds of add-ons developed by this community. In this tutorial, we will be installing and setting up Nagios on an Alibaba Cloud Elastic Compute Service (ECS) with Ubuntu 16.04 installed. server performance ubuntu nagios

Ably Debugging Tales Part One: An Elixir Mystery


I enjoy debugging, and I enjoy reading tales of debugging. They're like miniature detective stories?—?the the mystery, the investigation, and (hopefully!) the resolution. So we (the Ably engineering team) decided to start sharing some of our own debugging adventures. Here's the first. This particular story deals with a misbehaving Elixir application. The opening of the rabbit hole was small, as it often is. Something that just doesn't quite work as expected. performance debugging ably

OutOfMemoryError-Related JVM Arguments


The JVM has provided helpful arguments to deal with OutOfMemoryError. In this article, we would like to highlight those JVM arguments. It might come handy for you when you are troubleshooting OutOfMemoryError. Those JVM arguments are: -XX:+HeapDumpOnOutOfMemoryError -XX:HeapDumpPath. -XX:OnOutOfMemoryError. XX:OnOutOfMemoryError. -XX:+ExitOnOutOfMemoryError. XX:+ExitOnOutOfMemoryError. -XX:+CrashOnOutOfMemoryError. XX:+CrashOnOutOfMemoryError.

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5 Steps to Accelerate your Cloud Migration with Dynatrace


Dynatrace news. I wear many hats in my job and while I officially call myself a “ DevOps Activist “, my official title at Dynatrace is Director of Strategic Partners.

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OneAgent for Linux on IBM Z now available in Early Adopter Release


Dynatrace news. We’re happy to announce the Early Adopter Release of OneAgent full-stack monitoring for Linux on the IBM Z platform, sometimes informally referred to as Z/Linux (available with OneAgent version 1.173 and Dynatrace version 1.174).

Seamlessly integrate Dynatrace mobile crash reporting into your build environments


Dynatrace news. Crash reporting is one of the key components of mobile app monitoring. Dynatrace OneAgent for mobile captures crashes and sends the stack traces to Dynatrace. Symbolication and deobfuscation is the process of making stack traces human readable and actionable.