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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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.

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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.

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.

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.

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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.

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.

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.

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.

Fighting Fragility With Property-Based Testing

DZone

However long you work in software, you always feel late to the party. You encounter some seemingly cutting-edge new tool only to learn it has been around for decades, sometimes inspired by research papers from 1970. Still, you can’t keep up with everything and have a life.

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.

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.

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.

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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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.

#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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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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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.

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.

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.

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.

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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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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It’s Officially Startup Season in Space

All Things Distributed

We launched our AWS Space Accelerator to catalyze space innovation and support some of the most innovative startups that are helping shape the future of aerospace. Meet the 10 startups to take part in the first cohort of the AWS Space Accelerator

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Fundamentals of table expressions, Part 9 – Views, compared with derived tables and CTEs

SQL Performance

This is the 9th part in a series about named table expressions. In Part 1 I provided the background to named table expressions, which include derived tables, common table expressions (CTEs), views and inline table valued functions (iTVFs). In Part 2 , Part 3 and Part 4 I focused on derived tables.

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?

Five Things to Know Before Learning JMeter

DZone

If you are reading this blog post, most probably you are planning or already planned or just getting started with Apache JMeter. Learning any performance testing tool could be challenging. Sometimes the technical documentation looks abstract, and the learning curve could be steep.

Instrumenting Our Frontend Test Suite (.And Fixing What We Found)

DZone

Adding Instrumentation to Jest. Here at Sentry, we like to dogfood our product as much as possible. Sometimes, it results in unusual applications of our product and sometimes these unusual applications pay off in a meaningful way.

Linux Kernel vs. Memory Fragmentation (Part I)

High Scalability

This post introduces common methods to prevent Linux memory fragmentation, the principle of memory compaction, how to view the fragmentation index, etc. Linux Performance

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.

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.

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.