The Fastest Google Fonts

CSS Wizardry

That said, the convenience of a service like Google Fonts cannot be overstated. While prototyping, I turned to Google Fonts, and with their recent ability to support font-display via a URL parameter ( &display=swap ), I knew that things would stay pretty speedy.

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Incident Review: Google Cloud Outage

DZone

performance google cloud cloud backup incident reviewOutages on the Internet always catch you by surprise, whether you are the end user or the Head of Site Reliability trying to keep a clear mind while you execute your incident playbook.

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What is Google Cloud Functions?

Dynatrace

In recent years, function-as-a-service (FaaS) platforms such as Google Cloud Functions (GCF) have gained popularity as an easy way to run code in a highly available, fault-tolerant serverless environment. What is Google Cloud Functions? GCF is part of the Google Cloud Platform.

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Dynatrace SaaS on Google now generally available

Dynatrace

In October 2021, Dynatrace announced the availability of the Dynatrace Software Intelligence Platform on Google Cloud as a software as a service (SaaS) solution. Dynatrace and Google Cloud play a critical role in helping customers accelerate their digital transformation initiatives.

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ScaleGrid Launches Google Cloud Platform (GCP) Support for Managed Database Hosting

Scalegrid

October 14, 2020 – ScaleGrid, a leading Database-as-a-Service (DBaaS) provider, has just announced the launch of Google Cloud Platform (GCP) hosting through their fully managed DBaaS plans. PALO ALTO, Calif.,

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Accelerate transformation with automated observability for Google Cloud Platform

Dynatrace

As a leader in cloud infrastructure and platform services , the Google Cloud Platform is fast becoming an integral part of many enterprises’ cloud strategies. Simplified cloud complexity with fully automated observability of Google Cloud. Google Cloud Datastore.

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Analyze Mule4 API Performance — Using JMeter and Google Apps Script

DZone

performance jmeter mule 4 api testing performance testing and tuning test framework google apps script jmeter csv fileFor a project member, when we heard about API performance tests. Do we always have some questions like what should our standard for API performance? How we can define an automation process for API performance tests? What are the tools we can use?

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Google's Load Time Ranking Update

DZone

You may also like: Lessons From the Birth of Microservices at Google. You may have heard that as of early July, Google updated its search algorithm to include the load time of mobile URLs. While we knew this was coming back in January (way to go Google for the pre-update announcement).

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Software Engineering Insights From 10 Years At Google

Addy Osmani

Lessons learned from 10 years at Google

Load Balanced ProxySQL in Google Cloud

DZone

cloud tutorial performance google load testing load balancing google cloud gcp proxysqlThere are three different ways ProxySQL can direct traffic between your application and the back-end MySQL services. Locally, on the MySQL servers. Between the MySQL servers and the application. Colocated on the application servers themselves. Without going through too much detail, each has its own limitations.

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Optimizing dbt and Google’s BigQuery

DZone

Even with Google offering a lot of features through its BigQuery , some degree of optimization is still required. Setting up a data warehouse is the first step towards fully utilizing big data analysis. Still, it is one of many that need to be taken before you can generate value from the data you gather. An important step in that chain of the process is data modeling and transformation.

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Free Google Book: Building Secure and Reliable Systems

High Scalability

Google added another book into their excellent SRE series: Building Secure and Reliable Systems. One thing I like is they use as examples actual security and design issues they've experienced at Google and then explain how those were solved. Google has problems, just like you.

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Google Analytics and Dynatrace – Why you need both

Dynatrace

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. Google Analytics. Almost all marketers will be familiar with Google Analytics. This doesn’t fully sum up how I use Google Analytics, but for those who aren’t familiar with it, it should serve as a basic overview. Digital experience Davis Google Analytics session replay

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Optimizing Google Fonts Performance

Smashing Magazine

Optimizing Google Fonts Performance. Optimizing Google Fonts Performance. It’s fair to say Google Fonts are popular. Without Google Fonts you would be limited to the handful of “ system fonts ” installed on your user’s device. Like all good things, Google Fonts do come with a cost. Google Fonts Are Already Optimized. When the browser makes a request to the API, Google first checks which file types the browser supports. — FAQ, Google Fonts.

Case Study: Pokémon GO on Google Cloud Load Balancing

High Scalability

There are a lot of cool nuggets in Google's New Book: The Site Reliability Workbook. In addition, many engineers across Google provided their assis? Load Balancing googleIf you haven't put it on your reading list, here's a tantalizing excerpt from CHAPTER 11 Managing Load by Cooper Bethea, Gráinne Sheerin, Jennifer Mace, and Ruth King with Gary Luo and Gary O’Connor. Niantic launched Pokémon GO in the summer of 2016.

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Google: Polling Like It's the 90s

DZone

During the event, I saw that Google embeds live score updates within search results, which is pretty nifty. Computers in the 90s. Ably recently had the pleasure of delivering real-time scoring and commentary updates to fans of the Laver Cup tennis championship, on behalf of Tennis Australia, for the third year in a row. It seems this first appeared in results sometime in 2016 and received an update for the. apis websockets browsers realtime data realtime communication

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Is Google Fonts Slowing Your Site? Make Google Fonts Faster

MachMetrics

Using Google Fonts is often one of the first steps people take to give their website a unique look. But if you’ve ever brought over that amazing font and ran a speed test, you might be asking – “Does Google Fonts slow down my site?” How to Optimize Google Fonts.

Google's New Book: The Site Reliability Workbook

High Scalability

Google has released a new book: The Site Reliability Workbook — Practical Ways to Implement SRE. David Rensin, a SRE at Google, says : It's a whole new book. And from the preface: The purpose of this second SRE book is (a) to add more implementation detail to the principles outlined in the first volume, and (b) to dispel the idea that SRE is implementable only at “Google scale” or in “Google culture.”

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Google Announces the General Availability of A2 Virtual Machines

InfoQ

Recently, Google announced A2 Virtual Machines (VMs)' general availability based on the NVIDIA Ampere A100 Tensor Core GPUs in Compute Engine.

The Complete Checklist For App Store Optimization In Google Play

DZone

The year 2008 changed the way humans interact with their phones and businesses were being conducted with the launch of the android app store by Google. With the invention of the internet, e-commerce gained immense popularity and the launch of the app store by google changed the market, especially the on-demand one for good. mobile performance optimization applications app store google play

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Google Lighthouse vs Rigor

Rigor

One free tool has become prominent in the space – Google Lighthouse – and one question often bubbles up: “I use Google Lighthouse for one-off snapshots of my site’s performance, so why do I need a performance monitoring solution?” No matter the level of your business’s performance maturity, it’s critical that you take a closer look at Google Lighthouse to understand where it shines and when that light isn’t enough to help you navigate to dry land.

Google's June 2nd Outage: Their Status Page ? Reality

DZone

On Sunday June 2nd, Google Cloud Platform had an extended networking-based outage. There was significant disruption of commonly used services like YouTube and Gmail, as well as Google-hosted applications like Snapchat. cloud performance google outagePreviously we've written about having hard conversations with cloud providers. The incident currently associated with the outage, 19009 , indicates a start time of 12:53 US/Pacific and a resolution time of 16:56 US/Pacific.

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AWS Lambda vs Azure Functions vs Google Cloud Functions: Comparing Serverless Providers

Simform

Read this blog to understand and analyze the comparison between AWS Lambda vs Azure Functions vs Google Cloud Functions. The post AWS Lambda vs Azure Functions vs Google Cloud Functions: Comparing Serverless Providers appeared first on Insights on Latest Technologies - Simform Blog.

AWS vs Azure vs Google Cloud: Pricing Comparison of Virtual Machines

Simform

As major cloud providers (AWS, Azure, Google, and IBM) continue to drop the prices of cloud instances. The post AWS vs Azure vs Google Cloud: Pricing Comparison of Virtual Machines appeared first on Insights on Latest Technologies - Simform Blog. This blog provides you the virtual instances' pricing comparison to help you choose the cheapest one.

How To Use Google CrUX To Analyze And Compare The Performance Of JS Frameworks

Smashing Magazine

How To Use Google CrUX To Analyze And Compare The Performance Of JS Frameworks. How To Use Google CrUX To Analyze And Compare The Performance Of JS Frameworks. As I previously mentioned, my primary data source for this analysis is Google CrUX.

Google planning a new ‘Badge of Shame’ for slow websites

MachMetrics

Google has announced plans for a new badging system that would let users know whether a website typically loads slowly. With its search engine being easily the most used on the internet, Google has an incredible influence on the web.

Building Uber’s Fulfillment Platform for Planet-Scale using Google Cloud Spanner

Uber Engineering

a driver starting a trip) and system actions … The post Building Uber’s Fulfillment Platform for Planet-Scale using Google Cloud Spanner appeared first on Uber Engineering Blog. Introduction.

We shipped font-display to Google Fonts!

Addy Osmani

At Google I/0 2019 , we announced that we would finally be bringing support for font-display to Google Fonts. I'm happy to share this is now available in production for all Google Fonts users via the new display parameter

Google Lighthouse and Rigor: Comparing Two Essential Platforms

Rigor

One free tool has become prominent in the space – Google Lighthouse – and. The post Google Lighthouse and Rigor: Comparing Two Essential Platforms appeared first on Production. Web Performance google lighthouse lighthouse performance maturityAs 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.

Google's Inbox Email Client

Baron Schwartz

Google’s Inbox email client is going away in a couple of months, and I’m sad. As I’ve been looking around for a replacement, I realized that I never wrote about how I came to appreciate it. In fact, the last thing I wrote about it was quite disparaging, so I’d like to set the record straight. Inbox at first felt to me like an artificial attempt to cram non-email concepts into email by limiting email’s functionality.

Google Lighthouse Audits – How to use Chrome’s built-in speed testing tool

MachMetrics

If you’re not a developer/designer, you may not be familiar with the Chrome DevTools and the extremely powerful Google Lighthouse Audits that can be found inside. Getting Started with Google Lighthouse. What Does Google Lighthouse Test?

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Full support for Google’s Core Web Vitals improves your user experience and search rankings

Dynatrace

To provide “quality signals that are essential to delivering a great user experience on the web,” Google introduced their Core Web Vitals initiative last year, advocating the Largest contentful paint , Cumulative layout shift , and First input delay metrics. Google Search Console?and

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Google Lighthouse and Rigor: Comparing Two Essential Platforms

Rigor

One free tool has become prominent in the space – Google Lighthouse – and. The post Google Lighthouse and Rigor: Comparing Two Essential Platforms appeared first on Production. Web Performance google lighthouse lighthouse performance maturityAs 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.

How to do web performance testing with Google Lighthouse and Cypress

TechBeacon Testing

Our attention span has decreased over time. Online, if a page loads slowly, people are quick to go to a competitor’s site. They have no patience for slow websites. Businesses that fail to realize this can lose a lot of money after racking up negative reviews from customers.

Build a Node.js Tool to Record and Compare Google Lighthouse Reports

CSS - Tricks

to run Google Lighthouse audits via the command line, save the reports they generate in JSON format and then compare them so web performance can be monitored as the website grows and develops. What is Google Lighthouse?

Dynatrace supports newly launched GKE Arm clusters

Dynatrace

Today, Google announced virtual machines (VMs) based on the Arm architecture on Compute Engine called Tau T2A , which are optimized for cost-effective performance for scale-out workloads, as well as GKE Arm. Dynatrace continues to build on our partnership with Google Cloud?and

How Google PageSpeed Works: Improve Your Score and Search Engine Ranking

CSS - Tricks

Now that Google uses page speed as a ranking factor, many organizations have become laser-focused on performance. Last year, Google made two significant changes to their search indexing and ranking algorithms : In March, indexing became based on the mobile version of a page , rather than desktop. Google wrote: Faster sites don’t just improve user experience; recent data shows that improving site speed also reduces operating costs. What is Google Lighthouse?

How to Get Ready for Google’s Speed Update

Rigor

Google recently announced the launch of their Speed Update. This change to how Google ranks websites for searches will now take mobile page speed into account in its ranking algorithm. This announcement is part of a Google’s ongoing efforts to incentivize good web performance. Google won’t notify you if your ranking is dinged by mobile speed, but you will see the impact in your Google Search Console and your traffic. Web Performance google SEO Speed

Chromium vs. Chrome – What’s the Difference?

DZone

But, Google Chrome dominates the global browser market despite the diversity of browsers. Chrome is a web browser developed by Google whereas Chromium is an open-source software project also created by Google, whose source code serves as a building ground for many other popular browsers.

2019 Open Source Database Report: Top Databases, Public Cloud vs. On-Premise, Polyglot Persistence

High Scalability

Ready to transition from a commercial database to open source, and want to know which databases are most popular in 2019? Wondering whether an on-premise vs. public cloud vs. hybrid cloud infrastructure is best for your database strategy? Or, considering adding a new database to your application and want to see which combinations are most popular?

Core Web Vitals: Practical metrics for optimal user experiences

Dynatrace

Great user experiences start with Core Web Vitals (CWVs) — a set of metrics defined by Google to help measure user experience at scale. They are part of Web Vitals , a quality standards initiative by Google that helps web developers deliver great user experiences. Dynatrace news.

How to Speed Up Page Load Times with Google’s PageSpeed Insights

MachMetrics

According to Google, a website can lose as many as half its visitors while loading. Google’s PageSpeed Insights tools may be just what you need to leverage data collected through speed testing. Google offers a host of useful resources for web developers and PageSpeed Insights is just one of several free web performance tools that can help you check your speed score, boost your page load times and significantly improve user experience.

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ScyllaDB Trends – How Users Deploy The Real-Time Big Data Database

Scalegrid

Google Cloud. Google Cloud Platform (GCP) was the second most popular cloud provider for ScyllaDB, coming in at 30.4% Google Cloud does offer their own wide column store and big data database called Bigtable which is actually ranked #111, one under ScyllaDB at #110 on DB-Engines. Amazon AWS Azure Benchmarks Cassandra Cloud Database Google Cloud On-Premise ScyllaDB Trend Report #1. Google Cloud #3.