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

Scalegrid

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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Dynatrace named a Leader in 2020 Gartner?Magic Quadrant for APM – positioned furthest for Completeness of Vision; scored highest in 5 of 6 Critical Capabilities use cases

Dynatrace

Dynatrace news. Gartner just released its latest Magic Quadrant for Application Performance Monitoring (APM) , and a separate Critical Capabilities for APM report.

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The DynamoDB Book: An Interview With Alex DeBrie On His New Book

High Scalability

You know nothing about DynamoDB. At least that’s what I realized the first time I heard Rick Houlihan give his now infamous talk at AWS re:Invent 2018 on Amazon DynamoDB Deep Dive: Advanced Design Patterns for DynamoDB.

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Troubleshooting CPU Spike in a Major Trading Application

DZone

In this article, we are going to discuss how we troubleshoot a CPU spike problem that surfaced in a major trading application in North America. All of a sudden, this application’s CPU started to spike up to 100%.

Reaffirming our commitment to Italy: Introducing the AWS Europe (Milan) Region

All Things Distributed

The global healthcare pandemic has been like nothing many of us in Europe have ever known. During this time, many organizations have been contemplating their role in the COVID-19 crisis, and how they can best serve their communities.

Explore and analyze Amazon CloudWatch Synthetics data in Dynatrace

Dynatrace

Dynatrace news. Dynatrace is an AWS Partner Network (APN) Advanced Technology Partner that provides software intelligence for simplifying enterprise cloud complexity and accelerating digital transformation. This blog post was co-authored with Shashiraj Jeripotula, Sr.

Post: InterviewCamp.io, Scrapinghub, Fauna, Sisu, Educative, PA File Sight, Etleap, Triplebyte, Stream

High Scalability

Who's Hiring? InterviewCamp.io 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).

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Overcoming Toolchain Data Fragmentation to Measure End-to-End Flow

Tasktop

If you want to continuously increase the business value of your software portfolio, you need to focus on measuring the end-to-end flow of work across your software delivery value streams.

Get out-of-the-box visibility into your ARM platform (Early Adopter)

Dynatrace

Dynatrace news. The Linux ARM platform —the Linux kernel ported to ARM processor–based machines—is becoming a tempting, cost-effective solution for building microservice-oriented data centers. We’ve started observing a shift towards the ARM platform among our customers already.

Web Performance Recipes With Puppeteer

Addy Osmani

This guide has recipes for automating Web Performance measurement with Puppeteer

Why Usability Testing Is So Important

DZone

Usability testing is software black-box testing that helps you check if the product is easy to learn, easy to understand, and intuitive. Testers examine the ease with which the user interfaces work. We test whether the application or the product is user-friendly or not.

Why DevOps is Important for Modern Businesses

Testsigma

We are certainly in a faster-paced world. As we move forward, organizations need to get out of their silos and follow a more collaborative and efficient process to achieve excellence.

"0 to 60" : Switching to indirect checkpoints

SQL Performance

In a recent tip , I described a scenario where a SQL Server 2016 instance seemed to be struggling with checkpoint times.

Confermando il nostro impegno in Italia: Apertura della Regione AWS Europe (Milano)

All Things Distributed

La maggior parte di noi, in Europa, non aveva mai conosciuto prima una pandemia globale come quella in corso. Durante questo periodo, molte organizzazioni stanno riflettendo sul proprio ruolo nella crisi COVID-19 e su quale può essere il modo migliore per supportare la propria comunità.

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Monitor Your Servers With Cockpit

DZone

Following on my previous article. Run your own Video Conference Service with Jitsi , I started looking for a reliable solution to monitor my instance that runs Jitsi. I needed basic information on RAM, CPU, Disk, Networking, and I/O to assess the performance bottleneck for the serve.

User Timing Level 3: Set a value!

Speed Curve

The Chrome team has snuck a fundamental change to how user timing marks work into Chrome 78. For many years now, our own Steve Souders has championed user timing , and he has always believed you should be able to set a value for a user timing mark or measure. With User Timing Level 3, now you can! Level 3 lets you explicit set a startTime whereas previously you could only pass in the name of a mark. performance.mark("name", {startTime: 1000}).

Updated Azure SQL Database Tier Options

SQL Performance

Azure SQL Database is Microsoft's database-as-a-service offering that provides a tremendous amount of flexibility. It is built as part of the platform-as-a-service environment which provides customers with additional monitoring and security for the product.

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Apica as an Alternative to Micro Focus SiteScope

Apica

Change is never easy, but a necessity as legacy software can’t keep up with the current needs or demand. Case Read More. The post Apica as an Alternative to Micro Focus SiteScope appeared first on Apica.

How Server Location Affects your Users’ Experience

DZone

So you finally launched your service worldwide, great! The next thing you’ll see is thousands and thousands of people flooding into your amazing website from all corners of the world expecting to have the same experience regardless of their location. Here is where things get tricky.

Software Testing Strategies to Boost Business Growth

Kovair

This article explores software testing strategies that can improve business performance. In this article, you will get tips on how to establish long-term cooperation, create. Test Management Integrated Test Management Software Testing

Performance reality check: 4 ways to keep up with unexpected surges

TechBeacon Testing

From online retail to finance, and from streaming entertainment to healthcare providers and agencies, all manner of businesses and government entities have seen their web traffic and app activity explode.

PPC Optimization: Early Warning 2

Website Optimization

In a previous article, we wrote about early warning signals that can help you optimize PPC ads faster using Phone Calls and PTR (phone through rate) data.

Varnish and BBR: Lower Latency OTT Video Delivery

DZone

When delivering video over-the-top (OTT), the internet is the principal highway for distributing this content. However, OTT streaming delivery requires something faster than what the internet offers in terms of how chunks/fragments are supposed to flow.

Conserve or Invest?

The Agile Manager

Both the financial and real economies have suffered quite a few shocks in the last 20 years: the dot-com bubble bursting (2000); September 11 (2001); the Great Recession (2008); and today in 2020 the COVID-19 crisis is wreaking economic havoc.

How the Swedish Transport Agency learned distributed systems in six months

Particular Software

For better or for worse, online education has become the most common (and in many cases, the only) way to learn these days. Schools and universities have had to adapt to a remote environment while companies such as Pluralsight have stepped up and offered online courses for free or at a discount.

Remote-optimised Domain Modelling: The Present and Future

Strategic Tech

The techniques we use for visual, collaborative domain modelling are designed for in-person events, where everybody is in the same physical space. Teams working remotely have long been excluded from the real power of collaborative domain modelling.