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Cross-Browser Testing: Best Practices and Useful Resources


Wine testing.browser testing.what's the difference? In the earlier days of web development, executing cross-browser testing used to be very easy.

PostgreSQL Trends: Most Popular Cloud Providers, Languages, VACUUM, Query Management Strategies & Deployment Types in Enterprise


PostgreSQL popularity is skyrocketing in the enterprise space. As this open source database continues to pull new users from expensive commercial database management systems like Oracle, DB2 and SQL Server, organizations are adopting new approaches and evolving their own to maintain the exceptional performance of their SQL deployments. We recently attended the PostgresConf event in San Jose to hear from the most active PostgreSQL user base on their database management strategies.

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How to handle API rate limits: Do your integrations work at scale?

TechBeacon Testing

Have you ever gone to a public swimming pool and noticed a sign stating the maximum occupancy limit? Those limits were put in place to ensure public safety. APIs use a similar criterion, called a "rate limit," to ensure the safety of the API’s consumers and the API itself.

150 successful machine learning models: 6 lessons learned at

The Morning Paper

150 successful machine learning models: 6 lessons learned at Bernadi et al., KDD’19. Here’s a paper that will reward careful study for many organisations.

Overlooked T-SQL Gems

SQL Performance

My good friend Aaron Bertrand inspired me to write this article. He reminded me of how sometimes we take things for granted when they seem obvious to us and don't always bother checking the full story behind them.

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Java Performance Tools: Nine Types of Tools You Need to Know!


Something to test Java's performance. Managing an application’s performance, and specifically keeping it in good condition, is one of the hardest challenges in software development. That’s true for virtually any programming language and platform.

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Recipes for Performance Testing Single Page Applications in WebPageTest

CSS - Tricks

WebPageTest is an online tool and an Open Source project to help developers audit the performance of their websites. As a Web Performance Evangelist at Theodo , I use it every single day.

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How to Build an eCommerce Web Application using Node.js?


Nodejs is one such javascript framework that allows you to build eCommerce websites. This article covers the options to build a node eCommerce app. The post How to Build an eCommerce Web Application using Node.js? appeared first on Insights on Latest Software Technologies - Simform Blog.

Google: Polling Like It's the 90s


Computers in the 90s. Ably recently had the pleasure of delivering real-time scoring and commentary updates to fans of the Laver Cup tennis championship, on behalf of Tennis Australia, for the third year in a row. During the event, I saw that Google embeds live score updates within search results, which is pretty nifty. It seems this first appeared in results sometime in 2016 and received an update for the. apis websockets browsers realtime data realtime communication

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Integration tests don't cut it for microservices. Here's what does.

TechBeacon Testing

Scaling is one of the many promises of adopting a microservices architecture. By splitting up an application into smaller parts, organizations hope to allow more development teams to work autonomously, without conflicting with each other, and ultimately allow a successful product to grow faster.

Learning a unified embedding for visual search at Pinterest

The Morning Paper

Learning a unified embedding for visual search at Pinterest Zhai et al., KDD’19. Last time out we looked at some great lessons from Airbnb as they introduced deep learning into their search system.

Stuff The Internet Says On Scalability For October 11th, 2019

High Scalability

Wake up! It's HighScalability time: Light is fast—or is it? Do you like this sort of Stuff? I'd greatly appreciate your support on Patreon. And I wrote Explain the Cloud Like I'm 10 for all who want to understand the cloud. On Amazon it has 57 mostly 5 star reviews (135 on Goodreads).

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Distributed and Guaranteed Executor Service


Sometimes the start is the most difficult part. You may also like: Using Java's Future and ExecutorService. If you have ever implemented an async API / Event listener then the following would have been the typical implementation. High-Level Diagram of the Implementation.

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Dynatrace Managed release notes version 1.178


Dynatrace news. New features and enhancements. Compare KPIs across time and management zones on a single dashboard. Improved content validation for Synthetic browser and clickpath monitors. Provide Dynatrace as a service to your team.

SQL Server uses only one NUMA Node with HammerDB


Some versions of HammerDB (e.g. may induce imbalanced NUMA utilization with SQL Server. This can easily be observed with Resource monitor. When NUMA imbalance occurs one of the NUMA nodes will show much larger utilization than the other. E.g. Imbalanced NUMA usage by SQL Server.

Weekly Platform News: Impact of Third-Party Code, Passive Mixed Content, Countries with the Slowest Connections

CSS - Tricks

In this week's roundup, Lighthouse sheds light on third-party scripts, insecure resources will get blocked on secure sites, and many country connection speeds are still trying to catch up to others. literally. Measure the impact of third-party code during page load.

Is Your JVM Leaking File Descriptors — Like Mine?


Is your JVM leaking? The two issues described here were discovered and fixed more than a year ago. This article only serves as historical proof and a beginners' guide on tackling file descriptor leaks in Java. performance hibernate jvm file descriptors mime mime parts

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Refactoring towards speed-reading


When was the last time you were in the flow while working through some code? Reading code or doing code reviews is an activity that we do often, yet we don’t often get into the zone doing it.

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Fixing malformed messages with ServicePulse

Particular Software

Did you ever look at a failed message in ServicePulse and think "I wish I could just edit this quickly and dump it back in the queue" ?

How to Build a Cross-Platform Matrix for Usability Testing


Usability tests on ALL devices. When developing an app, it’s vital that you build a testing strategy for it. performance performance testing os usability testing cross-platform testing platform

Performance Capture I - Export HAR Using Selenium and BrowserMob-Proxy


Have you ever faced a situation to automate the way you inspect the network calls of a webpage? Have you ever thought about automating the process of capturing the HTTP content and export the performance data as a HAR file?

Efficient Enterprise Testing — Unit and Use Case Tests (Part Two)


Multitasking is the MOST efficient. In the first part of the series, we saw some generally applicable principles and constraints that effective tests should fulfill. In this part, we will have a closer look at code-level unit tests and component or use case tests.