Sat.May 02, 2020 - Fri.May 08, 2020

The new normal of digital experience delivery – lessons learned from monitoring mission-critical websites during COVID-19


Dynatrace news. Since the start of COVID -19, o rganizations have adapted to a new normal, shifting employees to work-from-home and initiating more remote servicing for customers.

Case Study: Complex UI Testing


Large and Complex UI 90%+ Covered by Tests. In this previous post, I used the example of the new NDepend v2020.1 graph. This new tool is a large and complex UI with dozens of actions proposed to the user and a drastic performance requirement (it scales live on 100.000+ elements).

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Part 2: The DynamoDB Book: An Interview With Alex DeBrie On His New Book

High Scalability

This is the second part of my interview with Alex DeBrie on his new insta-classic: The DynamoDB Book. To read the first part of the interview please mosey on over to The DynamoDB Book: An Interview With Alex DeBrie On His New Book. Go ahead. Take your time. It's worth it. Quick Fire Round.


SQL Server Query Tuning tips for beginners with practical examples

SQL Shack

In this article, we will continue to learn essential techniques of the SQL Server query tuning with practical examples. Query tuning is a bit complicated issue and if any database programmer wants to be successful on this topic, they can start with learning these basic methods to improve their skill.

Dynatrace ServiceNow integration certified for the Orlando release


Dynatrace news. The updated Dynatrace ServiceNow application has UI enhancements, the addition of a new Dynatrace entity, and additional event management updates. It also fixes some known issues from previous versions. What’s new at a glance.

How Can You Optimize the Cost of Software Testing?


Ways to Reduce the Cost of Software Testing Without Sacrificing Quality.

QnA with Ajay Balamurugadas


Here’s a quick QnA session with the one and only witty and sharp, Ajay Balamurugadas. Ajay is an esteemed speaker, conducts multiple training sessions, learning activities, and testing initiatives.

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Dynatrace achieves Amazon RDS Service Ready designation


Dynatrace news. Dynatrace is an AWS Advanced Technology Partner, so it’s easy to integrate Dynatrace with AWS to help you stay on top of the dynamics of your enterprise cloud environment?.

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Modern Dev Teams Are More Efficient Than Ever: Quality Engineering Should Be Too!


Earlier in my career (though it seems like yesterday), product teams I was a part of did everything “on-prem”, and angst-ridden code compiles took place every few months.

Shift security left with your continuous testing: 3 key focus areas

TechBeacon Testing

Security is often the black sheep of testing. At many organizations, functional testing has continuous support and funding throughout the lifecycle of the application, but when the focus shifts to security, there is usually only a scan before the release.

9 Tips for Selecting Test Cases for Regression Testing


Imagine a scenario where your customers see a nasty bug in your application the day a major release was rolled out. You had been raving about the new update but the bug now blocks the main workflow. The update did not add up to your company’s goodwill as it should have.

Actionable insights with our Adobe Analytics integration and new web properties (referrer, UTM…)


Dynatrace news. Connecting insights from different tools is hard.

Performance Testing vs Stress Testing vs Load Testing


Software Testing comprises of different testing practices such as unit testing, integration testing, UAT testing, accessibility testing, etc. Every testing practice is having its significant importance and role in the software development lifecycle (SDLC).

Building A Clearboard

Allen Holub

Every time I teach a remote class from my home office, somebody says “oooh, where’d you get that clear whiteboard.” ” White boards are just ugly, and I wanted something that would essentially disappear into the room, so glass seemed like the best choice.


Why test data management is more important than you think


IBM Big Data and Analytics Hub website cited a case study, where a US insurance company was estimating 15% of their testing efforts to be just test data collection for the backend system and the frontend system.

Easily configure user action names with enhanced user action naming rules


Dynatrace news. How your customers interact with your website or application can tell you a lot about the buying habits of your different customer segments. Dynatrace Real User Monitoring automatically detects and names all such user actions for you.

8 Crucial Performance Tips for Amazon EFS


Amazon EFS enables you to build cloud-based network file systems for Linux-based workloads and applications. Because EFS structure and functionality are similar to on-premise infrastructure, you can easily transfer existing files.

Push Zone Supports WebP and Brotli


The feature WebP caching and Brotli compression is now also available for Push Zones! WebP caching is automatically active once Image Processing is enabled and will transform images to WebP if the client supports the format. Image hosting in combination with WebP has never been easier.

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Make Testing Remote-Friendly


Time suddenly took a U-turn and did when we least expected it. While just some time ago, millions of people were travelling across the globe, now we are forced to stay at home for our good.

Dynatrace Managed release notes version 1.192


Dynatrace news. New features and enhancements . Explore and analyze Amazon CloudWatch Synthetics data in Dynatrace. Actionable insights with our Adobe Analytics integration and new web properties (referrer, UTM…). Easily configure user action names with enhanced user action naming rules. Dynatrace ServiceNow integration certified for the Orlando release. Other changes. Metric and configuration storage database was updated to Cassandra 3.0.20 for optimized data replication and resilience.

Visualizing the Tipping Point with Plan Explorer

SQL Performance

The tipping point is a term I first heard used by SQL Server performance tuning guru and long-time SentryOne Advisory Board member Kimberly Tripp – she has a great blog series on it here.

Real-Time Digital Twins Simplify Development

ScaleOut Software

The Challenge: Track Thousands of Data Sources. Writing applications for streaming analytics can be complex and time consuming. Developers need to write code that extracts patterns out of an incoming telemetry stream and take appropriate action.

Obtaining a Unified View of Wait States across Multiple Workflows


“If you measure anything, measure wait time.” ” Dominica DeGrandis, Making Work Visible . When it comes to improving the end-to-end flow of business value across your software delivery organization, one of the first places to start is identifying your wait states.

OneAgent release notes version 1.191


Dynatrace news. Added support for Akka Remoting 2.3, Added support for Cassandra (CQL3) – cassandra-driver-core 4.0.0-4.5.0. Operating systems. Added support for CentOS 7.x, AArch64). Added support for SUSE Enterprise Linux 15.x AArch64). Added support for Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (AArch64, PPCLE, s390x, x86). Added support for Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (AArch64). Added support for EulerOS 2.8 AArch64). The post OneAgent release notes version 1.191 appeared first on Dynatrace blog.

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How To Speed Test Your Site From All Over The World


Our most recent article identified (and remedied) the 4 most common page speed testing mistakes we see website owners making, and it inspired us to do even more to help those who make mistake #2: Only testing from 1 location.

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Preload, Prefetch and Preconnect: Speed Up your Website with Resource Hints


Loading a web page requires fetching a whole set of resources which collectively allow the page to be displayed and interacted with. To increase the user’s perception of speed, you may need to influence the order in which these resources are fetched and executed.

React Architecture Best Practices and Tips from Community Experts


In past years, our development team has built a myriad of react applications that have been small to large in project size and simple to complex in nature.

How to detect impacting 3rd Party API calls with Dynatrace Real User Monitoring (RUM)


Dynatrace news. Third party APIs have become as essential to our software stack as your own code or the run-times your code runs on. If these 3 rd parties become problematic, it will impact your software and users, causing complaints about your services not working as expected.

Automatically open Chrome DevTools in each new tab

Addy Osmani

You can automatically open Chrome DevTools in each new tab



CSS - Tricks

This is another player in the game of rendering the page of the link that you’re about to click on before you click it. It’s like getting a decent performance boost for extremely little effort.

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Optimizing Web Performance: Understanding Waterfall Charts


Waterfall charts are diagrams which represent how website resources are being downloaded, parsed by the engine, in a timeline that gives us the opportunity to see the sequence and dependencies between resources. It assists in identifying where important events happened during the loading process.

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