2021

PolyScale.ai – Scaling MySQL & PostgreSQL with Global Caching

Scalegrid

Guest post by Ben Hagan from PolyScale.ai Data-driven applications span a wide breadth of complexity, from simple microservices to real-time event-driven systems under significant load.

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Designing Netflix

High Scalability

This is a guest post by Ankit Sirmorya. Ankit is working as a Machine Learning Lead/Sr. Machine Learning Engineer at Amazon and has led several machine-learning initiatives across the Amazon ecosystem.

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Top Automation Programming Languages of 2021

DZone

Introduction. In today’s highly competitive world, software development and automation play a significant role in creating robust software applications for businesses. Additionally, emerging technologies like artificial intelligence and blockchain have given a competitive edge to enterprises.

Measuring Network Performance in Mobile Safari

CSS Wizardry

So far this year, all but one of my clients have been concerned about Google’s upcoming Web Vitals update. The client who’s bucking the trend is great, not least because it’s given me something a little different to focus on—they’re more interested in how their site fares on iOS.

Measure SLOs with Nobl9 and Dynatrace

Dynatrace

Dynatrace news. Companies are evolving to become customer-centric by adopting service level objectives (SLOs) to understand customer needs better.

MongoDB Performance Resources

Alex Podelko

As I started to work for MongoDB, I started to get questions about MongoDB performance. We do have a lot of great resources that can help with MongoDB performance. First of all, it is MongoDB and Atlas documentation: Performance , Monitoring , and Query Optimization.

How Netflix uses eBPF flow logs at scale for network insight

The Netflix TechBlog

By Alok Tiagi , Hariharan Ananthakrishnan , Ivan Porto Carrero and Keerti Lakshminarayan Netflix has developed a network observability sidecar called Flow Exporter that uses eBPF tracepoints to capture TCP flows at near real time.

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Matching Supply With Demand Challenge

SQL Performance

My friend Peter Larsson sent me a T-SQL challenge involving matching supply with demand. As far as challenges go, it's a formidable one. It's a pretty common need in real life; it's simple to describe, and it's quite easy to solve with reasonable performance using a cursor-based solution.

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Heuristics for Effective Software Development: A continuously evolving list.*

Allen Holub

Without psychological safety, respect, and trust, none of the following is possible. Process exists in service of people; the people come first. The best ways to work are collaborative. Negotiation is not collaboration.

Interview Performance Does Not Equal Job Performance

Professor Beekums

This is a conversation I had when I was interviewing a few years ago: Interviewer: “Yeah, a lot of candidates actually have trouble with this problem because it never shows up in the software we write.” ” Me: “…so why is it part of the interview?”

ScaleGrid Raises Growth Equity Round from Spotlight Equity Partners to Accelerate Expansion and Further Invest in Product Roadmap

Scalegrid

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Evolution of search engines architecture - Algolia New Search Architecture Part 1

High Scalability

What would a totally new search engine architecture look like? Who better than Julien Lemoine , Co-founder & CTO of Algolia , to describe what the future of search will look like. This is the first article in a series.

How To Test for Your Software’s Scalability

DZone

As companies develop, they provide services at greater capacities. To achieve new heights, a company needs to improve the quality of the platform behind its success. Several software tests can improve your digital products.

An End-to-End Guide of Load Testing

Abstracta

From planning to analysis and reporting, here’s what to know before you run your first load test If you have a public-facing web application, the odds are you. The post An End-to-End Guide of Load Testing appeared first on Abstracta Software Testing Services.

Kubernetes vs Docker: What’s the difference?

Dynatrace

Dynatrace news. If cloud-native technologies and containers are on your radar, you’ve likely encountered Docker and Kubernetes and might be wondering how they relate to each other.

Performance Testing at MongoDB

Alex Podelko

MongoDB has the most advanced continuous performance testing I know about. It quite could be that some other companies have something interesting too – but they are not sharing that. Another interesting project in that area is keptn , but that is about it.

Remote Workstations for the Discerning Artists

The Netflix TechBlog

By Michelle Brenner Netflix is poised to become the world’s most prolific producer of visual effects and original animated content. To meet that demand, we need to attract the world’s best artistic talent.

A new era of DevOps, powered by machine learning

All Things Distributed

AWS is on a journey to revolutionize DevOps using the latest technologies. We are starting to treat DevOps, and the toolchains around it, as a data science problem – And when we think of it this way, code, logs, and application metrics are all data that we can optimize with machine learning (ML

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Fundamentals of Table Expressions, Part 12 – Inline Table-Valued Functions

SQL Performance

This article is the twelfth part in a series about named table expressions. So far I covered derived tables and CTEs , which are statement-scoped named table expressions, and views , which are reusable named table expressions.

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2 Factor Authentication: The Tester’s Edition

Testsigma

Introduction. 2 Factor Authentication is a subset of the multi factor authentication service that we see mainly in FinTech Apps.

#NoAccountability

Allen Holub

The notions of accountability and responsibility often pop up in the context of business, as if both of those ideas are good things. A culture of accountability, we’re told, is essential to running a business.

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New Feature for BYOC – Pausing and Resuming Clusters

Scalegrid

At ScaleGrid we always strive to make our service as user friendly and value adding as possible. Some of our users have been wanting to save on their database machine costs during periods when the databases are not in use, such as on weekends or at night.

Scaling indexing and search - Algolia New Search Architecture Part 2

High Scalability

What would a totally new search engine architecture look like? Who better than Julien Lemoine , Co-founder & CTO of Algolia , to describe what the future of search will look like. This is the second article in a series. Here's Part 1.

Top 10 Low-Code App Development Best Practices to Follow

DZone

Low-code is the present and future of software development. The low-code market is expected to increase from its $10.3 billion market value back in 2019 to $187 billion by 2030 as more companies see the benefits of adopting the platform for their business needs.

ct.css — Performance Hints via Injected Stylesheet Alone

CSS - Tricks

This is some bonafide CSS trickery from Harry that gives you some generic performance advice based on what it sees in your <head> element. First, it’s possible to make a <style> block visible like any other element by changing the display away from the default of none.

Dynatrace leverages new AWS Lambda extensions for seamless end-to-end observability

Dynatrace

Dynatrace news. AWS Lambda is the fastest growing technology for serverless workloads and helps developers innovate faster. It removes the burden of managing underlying infrastructure and is broadly adopted for cloud-native application environments. But serverless functions don’t exist in a vacuum.

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k6 Review: Open Source Load Testing Tool for Developers

Abstracta

Have you heard the hype around k6 yet? Yes, yet another open source performance testing tool is making waves. In this post, I’ll share my k6 review in. The post k6 Review: Open Source Load Testing Tool for Developers appeared first on Abstracta Software Testing Services.

Bringing AV1 Streaming to Netflix Members’ TVs

The Netflix TechBlog

by Liwei Guo , Ashwin Kumar Gopi Valliammal , Raymond Tam , Chris Pham , Agata Opalach , Weibo Ni AV1 is the first high-efficiency video codec format with a royalty-free license from Alliance of Open Media (AOMedia), made possible by wide-ranging industry commitment of expertise and resources.

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Tech Predictions for 2022 and Beyond

All Things Distributed

2022 will be an exciting year for technology, with it pushing all of us, and our planet, forward in the process

Bucketizing date and time data

SQL Performance

Bucketizing date and time data involves organizing data in groups representing fixed intervals of time for analytical purposes. Often the input is time series data stored in a table where the rows represent measurements taken at regular time intervals.

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AWS Went Down. Now What?

Professor Beekums

Amazon Web Services went down last Tuesday. It doesn’t happen often, but it is a harrowing experience when it does. Understandably, people get angry during these times. They have come to rely on AWS to provide services necessary for their business.

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Auditing PostgreSQL Using pgAudit

Scalegrid

Auditing in information technology (IT) is a process of examining an organization’s IT infrastructure to ensure compliance with the requirements imposed by recognized standards or established policies.

How to Migrate Redis™ Data Using Redis-Shake

Scalegrid

Migrating ScaleGrid for Redis™ data from one server to another is a common requirement that we hear from our customers. Two of the main reasons we hear are often due to migration of hardware, or the need to split data between servers.

Benchmark (YCSB) numbers for Redis, MongoDB, Couchbase2, Yugabyte and BangDB

High Scalability

This is guest post by Sachin Sinha who is passionate about data, analytics and machine learning at scale. Author & founder of BangDB.

Client-Side Perf Testing Using Lighthouse CI With Puppeteer

DZone

Whenever we need to do performance testing, mostly it is the APIs that come to mind. Testing the performance of an application by putting load on APIs or on servers and checking out various metrics or parameters falls under server-side performance testing.

Oracle Cloud Breakdown – Database Hosting Costs on OCI

Scalegrid

When considering a new cloud provider, the big names come to mind - AWS, Azure, and Google Cloud. If you’re a developer, you might even be considering a dev-friendly cloud like DigitalOcean or Linode. But, did you know there’s a (relatively) new player in the cloud game?

AWS serverless services: Exploring your options

Dynatrace

Dynatrace news. For many companies, the journey to modern cloud applications starts with serverless. While these serverless services provide strong business benefits due to their flexible on-demand usage and pricing model, they also introduce new complexities for observability.