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Dynatrace launches automatic end-to-end observability via traces for AWS Lambda (Preview program)


Dynatrace news. We’ve worked closely with our partner AWS to deliver a complete, end-to-end picture of your cloud environment that includes monitoring support for all AWS services.

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Test Planning Simplified


In my experiences of planning for testing in various environments, and across several teams and organizations, the value of that planning was never the document itself; rather, it was the thoughts and consideration of the activities, resources and potential risks and issues yet to be discovered. Thinking deeply about all of those things and writing them down, in whatever form the final document took, was the real value of the exercise.

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Performing a Load Test on SQL Server using Apache JMeter

SQL Shack

In this article, we will learn how to use Apache JMeter to perform a load test on SQL Server.

Understanding operational 5G: a first measurement study on its coverage, performance and energy consumption

The Morning Paper

Understanding operational 5G: a first measurement study on its coverage, performance and energy consumption , Xu et al., SIGCOMM’20.

Why conventional observability fails in Kubernetes environments—A real-world use case


Dynatrace news. Observability as a topic is becoming more important as applications are using microservice architectures and are deployed in Kubernetes environments.

Top 8 Web App Testing Tools in 2020


In the modern world, websites have turned out to be very crucial and every single company or business or even individuals own websites. The huge demands of commercial enterprises make it compulsory for every company to have a site or web app. The quality of the application or website plays a crucial role in how clients perceive the business and, in turn, how much trust they have in its services or products. In these circumstances, rigorous tests of the application and the website become crucial.

Windows Timer Resolution: The Great Rule Change

Randon ASCII

The behavior of the Windows scheduler changed significantly in Windows 10 2004, in a way that will break a few applications, and there appears to have been no announcement, and the documentation has not been updated.

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Intelligent, context-aware AI analytics for all your custom metrics


Dynatrace news. Dynatrace recently opened up the enterprise-grade functionalities of Dynatrace OneAgent to all the data needed for observability, including metrics, events, logs, traces, and topology data.

Don't Give Up Yet… Keep-Alive!


We founded StormForger Load and Performance Testing SaaS in 2014 and while much has changed since then, one thing hasn't. HTTP is with its 24 years a well-aged fellow among the web protocols.¹ ¹ Today we are mostly using HTTP/1.1² ² or HTTP/2 and if you have fully embraced the new HTTP/2 world in your entire system this article is mostly an anecdote of past issues. But HTTP/1.1 is still alive and kicking for many systems.

Texas Conference for Women 2020: “Improving Ourselves and the World We Live In”


For many women working at Tasktop, October 2020 kicked off on the best possible foot! Courtesy of our Austin-based partner Planview, one of this year’s sponsors of the Texas Conference for Women , we had the pleasure of attending the virtual conference as a group. .

How To Plan Your Transition From Manual To Automation Testing


According to a survey conducted on software test automation , 51% of organisations prefer to retrain existing staff in test automation skills. While there are still 49% that would like to hire them specially for test automation related tasks.

Dynatrace simplifies StatsD, Telegraf, and Prometheus observability with Davis AI


Dynatrace news.

Introduction to Contract Testing, Setting the Context


Application development has evolved, and therefore new needs have arisen when it comes to testing and new tools to deal with them. Let’s take a look! We have gone from having monolithic architectures to applications based on (micro) services. Why do I say (micro) services instead of microservices?

Bounded Context Canvas Recipe: Use Case Swimlanes

Strategic Tech

Don’t let the tools you use overly-constrain your thinking. Use them as a starting point for design and discovery, and then bend them to your needs. Alberto Brandolini says that EventStorming is his pizza and you can add your own topping.

Different Types Of Tools To Help Tester’s Day-To-Day Life Easier


Testers, in their day-to-day lives, have to do many types of tasks. And to enable them to do those tasks there are many tools in the market too. These tools usually specialize in helping the testers perform a certain task.

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A guide to ASP.NET web service observability, diagnostics and performance optimization with Dynatrace


Dynatrace news.

3.6 Million Queries per Second on a Single VM Using MySQL With Dynimize


It's not every day that you get to break a record. So when I discovered that you can now rent by the hour massive instances within Google Compute Cloud that support 224 virtual cores based on AMD EPYC 2 Rome processors, I had to jump at the opportunity to see what kind low hanging fruit might be out there. Low and behold I found it! The record for MySQL on a single server stands at 2.1M QPS without using Unix sockets , and 2.25M QPS with Unix sockets.

Black Friday 2020: Avoid E-Commerce Site Crashes and Slowness


Everything you need to know to technically prepare your website for Black Friday and Cyber Monday While it’s coming down to the wire for retailers to get their. The post Black Friday 2020: Avoid E-Commerce Site Crashes and Slowness appeared first on Abstracta Software Testing Services.

Guess Who’s Back, Back Again…DevOps Enterprise Summit 2020, Las Vegas


October is a month that we look forward to every year. Yes, we get to see lots of dogs dressed up in their Halloween costumes, Netflix usually brings out some great scary movies, and Pumpkin Spice Lattes finally become acceptable to drink again.

Design and operate better applications in Kubernetes with extended insights into cross-container communications


Dynatrace news. Kubernetes at scale in the enterprise is complex. Systems are constantly changing, with pods existing only briefly to perform tasks before they’re terminated. In such circumstances, it’s challenging to investigate the reasons for unexpected behavior or traffic between pods. Dynatrace is the only Kubernetes monitoring solution that provides continuous automation and full-stack automated observability without changing code, container images, or deployments.

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SQL Server Always On Availability Groups for SQL Server Linux instances

SQL Shack

In this 29th article of the SQL Server Always On Availability Groups series, we configure the AG between SQL Server Linux instances. Introduction SQL Server 2017 & 2019 works on the cross-platform operating system: Windows and Linux.

Advanced X-Ray: reducing runtime by re-using VMs.


How to speed up your X-ray benchmark development cycle by re-using/re-cycling benchmark VMs and more importantly data-sets. Problem: For large datasets, creating the data on-disk can be time consuming. Consider a cluster where we wish to write 2TB per node and replication is at 10GbE per node.

Optimizations to scatter-gather sagas

Particular Software

Over the last several months we’ve been noticing that some of our customers were having trouble with the performance of some of their sagas.

Excellent work, thanks for this.

Adrian Cockcroft

Excellent work, thanks for this. The 10Gbit network seems to be a bottleneck, what happens if you run pod to pod on the same node, or on a 100Gbit network