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Unit Testing Log Messages Made Easy


As a Java Developer, we need to cover a lot of scenarios to ensure the quality of our software and catch bugs as soon as possible when introducing a new code. For 99% of all my use cases AssertJ, Junit, Mockito, and Wiremock are sufficient enough do cover the test cases.

Up your quality and agility factor – using automation to build “performance-as-a-self-service”


Dynatrace news. Organizations are being challenged, but also seizing the opportunity, to digitally transform their businesses with better customer experiences and new and competitive services, to increase business value.

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How Netflix uses Druid for Real-time Insights to Ensure a High-Quality Experience

The Netflix TechBlog

By Ben Sykes Continue reading on Netflix TechBlog ». apache realtime druid metrics-and-analytics kafka

Millions of tiny databases

The Morning Paper

Millions of tiny databases , Brooker et al., NSDI’20. This paper is a real joy to read.

Introduction to Benchmarking in Julia


For the number of years I’ve been programming using Julia, I’ve never really been concerned with performance. Which is to say, I’ve appreciated that other people are interested in performance and have proven that Julia can be as fast as any other performance language out there.

Understand customer experience with Session Replay without compromising data privacy


Dynatrace news. Dynatrace introduced Session Replay some time ago to help modernize your DEM strategy. Session Replay enables you to capture and visually replay the complete digital experience of your end users.

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Introducing Dispatch

The Netflix TechBlog

By Kevin Glisson, Marc Vilanova, Forest Monsen Netflix is pleased to announce the open-source release of our crisis management orchestration framework: Dispatch! Okay, but what is Dispatch?

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Removing the default trace – Part 1

SQL Performance

In the spirit of Grant Fritchey 's recent rants , and Erin Stellato 's efforts since I think before we met, I want to get on the bandwagon to trumpet and promote the idea of ditching trace in favor of Extended Events. When someone says trace , most people immediately think Profiler.

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Open-Sourcing riskquant, a library for quantifying risk

The Netflix TechBlog

Netflix has a program in our Information Security department for quantifying the risk of deliberate (attacker-driven) and accidental… Continue reading on Netflix TechBlog ». security risk information-security

SQL AVG() function introduction and examples

SQL Shack

In this article, we will learn the SQL Average function which is known as AVG() function in T-SQL. AVG() function is an aggregate function that calculates the average value of a numerical dataset that returns from the SELECT statement. Introduction Assume that we have a collection of numbers.


Inspired Design Decisions: Neville Brody Design Cannot Remain Neutral

Smashing Magazine

Inspired Design Decisions: Neville Brody Design Cannot Remain Neutral. Inspired Design Decisions: Neville Brody Design Cannot Remain Neutral. Andrew Clarke. 2020-03-02T13:00:00+00:00. 2020-03-02T13:36:53+00:00.

Should you use Nodejs with React for Web Development?


Ever wondered if Nodejs can be used with React? Is it right to use Nodejs with React? When using Reactjs with Nodejs make sense? Does Nodejs provide powerful tools to make working with React seamless? Through this blog post, we’ll answer all your common questions about technologies: React and Nodejs.

Execution Plan Impact on ASYNC_NETWORK_IO Waits – Part 1

SQL Performance

A few weeks ago, an interesting question was asked on the #SQLHelp hash tag on Twitter about the impact of execution plans on the ASYNC_NETWORK_IO wait type, and it generated some differing opinions and a lot of good discussion. link].

3 steps to create a maintainable, browser-based test framework

TechBeacon Testing

Browser-based automated tests are normally a pain to maintain. There are lots of moving parts in complex web applications, forever breaking xpath locators, and long test execution times for business workflows with multiple steps. Those are just a few of the challenges.

Defining Regression Checks – Why, When & its Best Practices


Introduction. Regression testing comprises re-running the test cases of already stable features and finding out if the new code changes attributed to the new release led to any negative impacts on the existing functionalities.

6 ServiceNow Integration Use Cases to Improve Software Delivery Efficiency 


Our previous blog post on ServiceNow integration focused on the #1 most popular use case — help desk to Agile planning for collaborating on problem resolution.

CSS Import


Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) are the design foundation of most websites. It describes how the elements should be rendered on screen. This is where the CSS @import at-rule steps in to help. The @import rule tells the CSS engine to import an external style sheet into another style sheet.

Fight ageism in QA: 4 skills experienced testers can tout

TechBeacon Testing

It's a fact of business that younger workers are often cheaper than older ones. We see this in virtually every industry—education, manufacturing, and now DevOps and QA testing. App Dev & Testing, Testing, Careers

Difference between Priority and Severity


A bug is the most important entity in the software testing life cycle. Priority and Severity are the most important attributes assigned to a bug and yet these are the most misunderstood ones too.

To Transform, Trade Ego for Humility

The Agile Manager

Ten years ago, when the mobile handset wars were in full swing, I wrote a blog analyzing the differences among the leaders in the space.