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Why Compatibility Testing is at the Core of Digital Transformation

Kovair

In today’s digital world the importance of compatibility testing is vital to ensure an app or software performs well in all environments and also meets. Test Management Continuous Testing

Switching from LoadRunner to a New Breed of Application and Performance Testing

Apica

With the continued growth of applications being used in and out of an organization, getting a firm grasp on the Read More. The post Switching from LoadRunner to a New Breed of Application and Performance Testing appeared first on Apica. Application Testing Cloud Digital Experience Load Testing

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3 GUI test automation mistakes that will kill your project

TechBeacon Testing

Have you ever had some idea catch fire, then spread at your workplace until the whole atmosphere changed? Maybe it was some new initiative or an improvement to a nonworking process that sparked change in your organization forever. App Dev & Testing, Testing, Test Automation

Google Analytics and Dynatrace – Why you need both

Dynatrace

Dynatrace news. In this post, I wanted to share how I use Google Analytics together with Dynatrace to give me a more complete picture of my customers, and their experience across our digital channels. Whilst these tools have overlapping capabilities, I believe they are best used in parallel.

How to Improve MySQL AWS Performance 2X Over Amazon RDS at The Same Cost

High Scalability

AWS is the #1 cloud provider for open-source database hosting, and the go-to cloud for MySQL deployments. As organizations continue to migrate to the cloud, it’s important to get in front of performance issues, such as high latency, low throughput, and replication lag with higher distances between your users and cloud infrastructure.

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Immutable Infrastructure

DZone

Make your infrastructure.immutable? You may also like: Gaining a Systemic View of Immutable Infrastructure Tooling. Over the last few years, a lot has been changed.

Stop explaining black box machine learning models for high stakes decisions and use interpretable models instead

The Morning Paper

Stop explaining black box machine learning models for high stakes decisions and use interpretable models instead Rudin et al., arXiv 2019. With thanks to Glyn Normington for pointing out this paper to me. It’s pretty clear from the title alone what Cynthia Rudin would like us to do!

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Analyzing "death by a thousand cuts" workloads

SQL Performance

There are multiple methods to look at poorly performing queries in SQL Server, notably Query Store, Extended Events, and dynamic management views (DMVs). Each option has pros and cons.

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Architecting App Logic for Scalability, Reuse, and Agility

DZone

Architect your app logic! App Logic for transactional systems enforces critical integrity for database web/mobile apps. It's a significant part of the system — nearly half. rest api business rules app dev architecture & design business agility integration architecture

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Optimized risk scores

The Morning Paper

Optimized risk scores Ustun & Rudin, KDD’17. On Monday we looked at the case for interpretable models , and in Wednesday’s edition of The Morning Paper we looked at CORELS which produces provably optimal rule lists for categorical assessments.

Faster reaction time to service outages with Davis AI

Dynatrace

Dynatrace news. Imagine that your critical services have been running for weeks without incident when suddenly your Tomcat cluster is stuck and your service completely fails. This situation represents an Ops team’s worst nightmare.

A Look at JAMstack’s Speed, By the Numbers

CSS - Tricks

People say JAMstack sites are fast — let’s find out why by looking at real performance metrics! We’ll cover common metrics, like Time to First Byte ( TTFB ) among others, then compare data across a wide section of sites to see how different ways to slice those sites up compare.

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Which Software Testing Methodology Is Right for Your Project?

DZone

Hmm.which one is best? For those who are planning to develop software, it’s important to choose a fitting software testing strategy. There are five primary methodologies software developers use to create and test their projects: Waterfall , Rapid , Prototype , Agile, and Spiral.

Learning certifiably optimal rule lists for categorical data

The Morning Paper

Learning certifiably optimal rule lists for categorical data Angelino et al., JMLR 2018. Today we’re taking a closer look at CORELS, the C ertifiably O ptimal R ul E L ist S algorithm that we encountered in Rudin’s arguments for interpretable models earlier this week.

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Make smarter business decisions with newly enhanced user session queries

Dynatrace

Dynatrace news. Only when you have an accurate picture of how your end users experience your applications can you take necessary action to boost the success of your business. For example, as a business owner, you might want to view your conversion goals in context with your application’s error rates.

Google Lighthouse vs Rigor

Rigor

Reading time 11 min As companies become more aware of the importance of web performance, internal teams begin to research tools they can use to use to track their metrics and improve the user experience of their websites and applications.

Functional Test Myopia

DZone

Avoid becoming nearsighted when it comes to functional testing. Myopia means nearsightedness. If you write functional tests, you likely suffer from functional test myopia. You focus on your expected outcome and your test coverage, but you miss the big picture.

Chrome DevTools - 20+ Tips and Tricks

KeyCDN

Google Chrome is currently one of the most popular web browsers used by developers today. According to StatCounter , as of September 2019, Google Chrome holds 63.72% browser market share across the globe.

Full visibility into your serverless stack with AI-powered FaaS monitoring

Dynatrace

Dynatrace news. Application workloads that are based on serverless functions—especially AWS Lambda, Azure Functions, and Google Cloud Functions— are a key trend in cloud-first application development and operations.

Heap Snapshots–Tracing All Heap Allocations

Randon ASCII

I’ve recently started using heap snapshots on Windows to track heap allocations. I was able to use heap snapshots to record call stacks for all outstanding allocations in Chrome’s browser process over a full two weeks, letting me account for pretty much every byte of memory consumed.

High-Performance Persistence With MicroStream (Part Two)

DZone

Keep pushing for the best performance possible! For some time, there has been a new competitor in the field of persistence and serialization. We are talking about Project MicroStream. What is it exactly?

Thoughts on SQL Server 2019 Editions

SQL Performance

As I embark on my first PASS Summit in a few years, it is hard to contain my excitement about the newest version of SQL Server.

SpringOne Platform: Four great days of sharing new ways of innovating with Pivotal Platform

Dynatrace

Dynatrace news. It was an exciting week for a lot of us at the most recent SpringOne Platform by Pivotal in Austin, TX. Here’s a recap sharing a few highlights and partnership news. VMware and Tanzu buzz .

Switching from LoadRunner to a New Breed of Application and Performance Testing

Apica

With the continued growth of applications being used in and out of an organization, getting a firm grasp on the Read More. The post Switching from LoadRunner to a New Breed of Application and Performance Testing appeared first on Apica. Application Testing Cloud Digital Experience Load Testing

Less Is More: Why Cost-Based Optimizer?

DZone

Less is more. Less is more. —. Ludwig Mies van der Rohe. This is no truer statement on the goals of a query optimizer. Do less: Less memory, less CPU, less disk, less IO, fewer instructions, fewer partitions, less overflow. Less everything for the query plan it creates.

9 Top Automated Testing Practices to Follow

Testsigma

We need more automated testing as software gets more sophisticated. Recently, top QA consultancy companies QASymphony and TechWell surveyed mid-size and large-size enterprises for insights into the QA Automation trends of 2019. They found that most of these organizations(76%) were automating less than half of their test cases in 2018. However, almost half of these enterprises expect to automate 50% of the test cases by this year.

Node.JS Use Case: When & How Node.JS Should be Used

Simform

If Node.js has ever been on your mind –– or you’ve recently started learning it –– you might be asking yourself: where can I use Node.js? If the stats are to be believed, among three in four software engineers incorporate node either in the full stack or in the backend. With the thumping majority of apps using the popular JS run-time environment, it’s a great opportunity to understand all existing Node.js use case and implement it in your organization. The post Node.JS

The Law of Unintended Consequences

The Agile Manager

Over and above all, it remains to be seen how far the super-Bank will make use of its immense facilities for credit expansion. This is the aspect of the scheme which deserves the most attention, as it opens up a vista of alarming possibilities.

What Is Test Design Actually?

DZone

Learn how to design your tests. In this blog, we overview what is and how to perform test design (and, which is at least as important, how not to perform it).

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Dynatrace integration certified for the ServiceNow New York release

Dynatrace

Dynatrace news. This week, the updated Dynatrace integration for ServiceNow was certified and published for the ServiceNow New York release. Our updated integration comes with a lot of enhancements and stability improvements while keeping the underlying CMDB model stable.

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Stuff The Internet Says On Scalability For November 1st, 2019

High Scalability

Wake up! It's HighScalability time: Butterfly? Nope, cells in telophase stage of mitosis ( Jason M. Kirk ). Do you like this sort of Stuff? I'd greatly appreciate your support on Patreon. I also wrote Explain the Cloud Like I'm 10 for all who need to understand the cloud.

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¡Hola España! An AWS Region is coming to Spain!

All Things Distributed

Today, I am happy to announce our plans to open a new AWS Region in Spain in late 2022 or early 2023! I'm excited by the opportunities the availability of hyper scale infrastructure will bring to Spanish organizations of all sizes.

Establishing a Performance Testing Strategy

DZone

It's important to have a strategy when testing performance. You may also like: Common Mistakes In Performance Testing. Establishing a performance testing strategy is the first and most important step in performance testing. It helps you define: The Performance Testing Scope. The Load Policy.

Environment ActiveGates can now be updated with a single click

Dynatrace

Dynatrace news. When monitoring large enterprise environments, the number of outgoing connections and the amount of traffic can grow enormously. Dynatrace ActiveGate helps you reduce this complexity. ActiveGates are used in various ways in large-scale deployments.

Sponsored Post: Fauna, Sisu, Educative, PA File Sight, Etleap, PerfOps, Triplebyte, Stream

High Scalability

Who's Hiring? Sisu Data is looking for machine learning engineers who are eager to deliver their features end-to-end, from Jupyter notebook to production, and provide actionable insights to businesses based on their first-party, streaming, and structured relational data. Apply here. T riplebyte lets exceptional software engineers skip screening steps at hundreds of top tech companies like Apple, Dropbox, Mixpanel, and Instacart. Make your job search O (1), not O ( n ). Apply here.

The Winds of Architecture Changes at the USENIX ATC 2019

ACM Sigarch

This blog post gives a glimpse of the computer systems research papers presented at the USENIX Annual Technical Conference (ATC) 2019, with an emphasis on systems that use new hardware architectures.

How to Improve MySQL AWS Performance 2X Over Amazon RDS at The Same Cost

DZone

Improve AWS performance! AWS is the #1 cloud provider for open-source database hosting, and the go-to cloud for MySQL deployments.