Monitoring-as-code through Dynatrace’s Open-Source Initiative

Dynatrace

Defining what to monitor and what to be alerted on must be as easy for developers as checking in a monitoring configuration file into version control along with the applications source code. Dynatrace news.

Performance Testing with Open Source Tools – Myths and Reality

Alex Podelko

Some time ago Federico Toledo published Performance Testing with Open Source Tools- Busting The Myths. Otherwise we wouldn’t see so many commercial tools built on the top of open source including BlazeMeter (it is ironic that the article is posted on the BlazeMeter site), Flood, and OctoPerf. My point is that we were always going to use one of the open source solutions as a basis for our tool. Did you consider other open source tools?

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Open-Sourcing Metaflow, a Human-Centric Framework for Data Science

The Netflix TechBlog

by David Berg , Ravi Kiran Chirravuri , Romain Cledat , Savin Goyal , Ferras Hamad , Ville Tuulos tl;dr Metaflow is now open-source! For the open-source release, we partnered with AWS to provide a seamless integration between Metaflow and various AWS services. Since Meson is not available in open-source, we are working on providing a similar integration to AWS Step Functions, which is a highly available workflow scheduler.

SVT-AV1: an open-source AV1 encoder and decoder

The Netflix TechBlog

SVT-AV1: open-source AV1 encoder and decoder by Andrey Norkin , Joel Sole , Mariana Afonso , Kyle Swanson, Agata Opalach , Anush Moorthy , Anne Aaron SVT-AV1 is an open-source AV1 codec implementation hosted on GitHub [link] under a BSD + patent license. Since open-sourcing the project, other partner companies and the open-source community have contributed to SVT-AV1. open-source video-encoding netflix av1 video-compression

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?

Open-sourcing Polynote: an IDE-inspired polyglot notebook

The Netflix TechBlog

Jeremy Smith , Jonathan Indig , Faisal Siddiqi We are pleased to announce the open-source launch of Polynote : a new, polyglot notebook with first-class Scala support, Apache Spark integration, multi-language interoperability including Scala, Python, and SQL, as-you-type autocomplete, and more. At Netflix, we have always felt strongly about sharing with the open source community, and believe that Polynote has a great potential to address similar needs outside of Netflix.

Open-Sourcing Metaflow, a Human-Centric Framework for Data Science

The Netflix TechBlog

machine-learning data-science python open-source productivityby David Berg, Ravi Kiran Chirravuri, Romain Cledat, Savin Goyal, Ferras Hamad, Ville Tuulos Continue reading on Netflix TechBlog ».

Open Source Database HA Resources from Severalnines

High Scalability

Severalnines has spent the last several years writing blogs and crafting content to help make your open source database solutions highly available. We are fans of highscalability.com and wanted to post some links to our top resources to help readers learn more how to make MySQL, MongoDB, MariaDB, Percona and PostgreSQL databases scalable. Top HA Resources for MySQL & MariaDB. Clustering MongoDB clustercontrol mysql postgresql severalnines

Open-Sourcing riskquant, a library for quantifying risk

The Netflix TechBlog

Netflix has a program in our Information Security department for quantifying the risk of deliberate (attacker-driven) and accidental… Continue reading on Netflix TechBlog ». security risk information-security

Introducing SVT-AV1: a scalable open-source AV1 framework

The Netflix TechBlog

Scalable Video Technology (SVT) is Intel’s open source framework that provides high-performance software video encoding libraries for developers of visual cloud technologies. A group of companies formed the Alliance for Open Media (AOM) with the goal of creating a modern, royalty-free video codec that would be widely adopted and supported by a plethora of devices. There exists at least one other alternative open-source AV1 encoder, rav1e.

Open Sourcing Peloton, Uber’s Unified Resource Scheduler

Uber Engineering

… The post Open Sourcing Peloton, Uber’s Unified Resource Scheduler appeared first on Uber Engineering Blog. Architecture Open Source Active-Active Architecture Compute Compute Cluster Compute Platform Kubernetes Mesos OSS Peloton Resource Scheduling scalability Uber Engineering Uber Open Source

Open-sourcing Polynote: an IDE-inspired polyglot notebook

The Netflix TechBlog

Jeremy Smith , Jonathan Indig , Faisal Siddiqi We are pleased to announce the open-source launch of Polynote : a new, polyglot notebook with first-class Scala support, Apache Spark integration, multi-language interoperability including Scala, Python, and SQL, as-you-type autocomplete, and more. At Netflix, we have always felt strongly about sharing with the open source community, and believe that Polynote has a great potential to address similar needs outside of Netflix.

Open-sourcing Polynote: an IDE-inspired polyglot notebook

The Netflix TechBlog

Jeremy Smith , Jonathan Indig , Faisal Siddiqi We are pleased to announce the open-source launch of Polynote : a new, polyglot notebook with first-class Scala support, Apache Spark integration, multi-language interoperability including Scala, Python, and SQL, as-you-type autocomplete, and more. At Netflix, we have always felt strongly about sharing with the open source community, and believe that Polynote has a great potential to address similar needs outside of Netflix.

11 top open-source test automation frameworks: How to choose

TechBeacon Testing

In most cases, you'd do better to consider one or more of the open-source options available. If you're thinking about building your own test automation framework, think again. App Dev & Testing, Testing, Test Automation

Open Sourcing Mantis: A Platform For Building Cost-Effective, Realtime, Operations-Focused…

The Netflix TechBlog

Open Sourcing Mantis: A Platform For Building Cost-Effective, Realtime, Operations-Focused Applications By Jeff Chao on behalf of the Mantis team Today we’re excited to announce that we’re open sourcing Mantis , a platform that helps Netflix engineers better understand the behavior of their applications to ensure the highest quality experience for our members.

Open Source at AWS re:Invent

Adrian Cockcroft

We’re excited to let you know that we have an Open Source track at re:Invent this year! OPN220 Build robotic cloud simulations with ROS and AWS RoboMaker Join Camilo Buscaron, AWS Principal Open Source Technologist, and Katherine Scott, Developer Advocate, Open Robotics in this workshop to use Gazebo, a 3D simulator, and Robot Operating System (ROS) on AWS RoboMaker and learn how to spin up robotic simulations. aws open-source cloud-computing reinvent

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

Scalegrid

Ready to transition from a commercial database to open source, and want to know which databases are most popular in 2019? We found all the answers you need at the Percona Live event last month, and broke down the insights into the following free trends reports: Top Databases Used : Open Source vs. Commercial. We broke down the data by open source databases vs. commercial databases: Open Source Databases. Top Open Source Databases.

Web performance testing: 18 free open-source tools to consider

TechBeacon Testing

The failure of a mission-critical web application can be costly. App Dev & Testing, Testing, Performance Testing, Web Performance

Introducing AthenaX, Uber Engineering’s Open Source Streaming Analytics Platform

Uber Engineering

Uber facilitates seamless and more enjoyable user experiences by channeling data from a variety of real-time sources. These insights range from in-the-moment traffic conditions that provide guidance on trip routes to the Estimated Time of Delivery (ETD) of an UberEATS … The post Introducing AthenaX, Uber Engineering’s Open Source Streaming Analytics Platform appeared first on Uber Engineering Blog.

Open Sourcing Mantis: A Platform For Building Cost-Effective, Realtime, Operations-Focused…

The Netflix TechBlog

Open Sourcing Mantis: A Platform For Building Cost-Effective, Realtime, Operations-Focused Applications By Cody Rioux, Daniel Jacobson, Jeff Chao, Neeraj Joshi, Nick Mahilani, Piyush Goyal, Prashanth Ramdas, Zhenzhong Xu Today we’re excited to announce that we’re open sourcing Mantis , a platform that helps Netflix engineers better understand the behavior of their applications to ensure the highest quality experience for our members.

Open Sourcing Mantis: A Platform For Building Cost-Effective, Realtime, Operations-Focused…

The Netflix TechBlog

Open Sourcing Mantis: A Platform For Building Cost-Effective, Realtime, Operations-Focused Applications By Cody Rioux, Daniel Jacobson, Jeff Chao, Neeraj Joshi, Nick Mahilani, Piyush Goyal, Prashanth Ramdas, Zhenzhong Xu Today we’re excited to announce that we’re open sourcing Mantis , a platform that helps Netflix engineers better understand the behavior of their applications to ensure the highest quality experience for our members.

M3: Uber’s Open Source, Large-scale Metrics Platform for Prometheus

Uber Engineering

As part of our robust and scalable metrics infrastructure, we built … The post M3: Uber’s Open Source, Large-scale Metrics Platform for Prometheus appeared first on Uber Engineering Blog. Architecture Open Source Grafana Infrastructure M3 M3 Coordinator M3DB Metrics Platform OSS Prometheus Uber Infrastructure

An open-source benchmark suite for microservices and their hardware-software implications for cloud & edge systems

The Morning Paper

An open-source benchmark suite for microservices and their hardware-software implications for cloud & edge systems Gan et al., It’s a pretty impressive effort to pull together and make available in open source (not yet available as I write this) such a suite, and I’m sure explains much of the long list of 24 authors on this paper. The most prominent source of misses, especially in the kernel, was Thrift.

JVM Profiler: An Open Source Tool for Tracing Distributed JVM Applications at Scale

Uber Engineering

To help us better leverage this data, we manage massive deployments of Spark … The post JVM Profiler: An Open Source Tool for Tracing Distributed JVM Applications at Scale appeared first on Uber Engineering Blog. Architecture Open Source JVM Profiler ProfilerComputing frameworks like Apache Spark have been widely adopted to build large-scale data applications. For Uber, data is at the heart of strategic decision-making and product development.

11 top open-source API testing tools: What your team needs to know

TechBeacon Testing

How do you find the right open-source API testing tool for your needs? Since my last roundup of the best candidates, a few more tools have appeared that warrant consideration—and there's a new technique that's all the buzz in AI automation circles that you need to know about. App Dev & Testing, Testing, Application Programming Interface (API), Application Testing, Special Coverage: Automation Guild 2020, Automation Guild

Shift-Left Testing in the Enterprise and the Case for Open Source

Abstracta

Why continuous testing and open source are a perfect match I recently visited the offices of CA Technologies (one of Abstracta’s partners) in Santa Clara, where I had the chance to discuss shift-left testing, continuous testing, and why and how to turn to open source. The post Shift-Left Testing in the Enterprise and the Case for Open Source appeared first on Abstracta Software Testing Services.

10 open-source Kubernetes tools for highly effective SRE and Ops Teams

Abhishek Tiwari

Here we present a list of 10 open-source Kubernetes tools to make your SRE and Ops teams more effective to achieve their service level objectives. Telepresence is an open source tool that lets you debug a service locally while keeping the connection with its dependency services hosted in a remote Kubernetes cluster and remote cloud resources like a database.

How to Kill Processes in Unix/Linux

DZone

java open source devops command line operating systems linux operating system linux tools/utilities system admin unix operating system unix osThere are different options to terminate a process in Unix/Linux flavor of operating systems. This article intends to list and provide examples of each option. You can use the kill command to terminate a process by passing the process id. PID is the process ID of the process that you want to terminate.

What is Greenplum Database? Intro to the Big Data Database

Scalegrid

Greenplum Database is an open-source , hardware-agnostic MPP database for analytics, based on PostgreSQL and developed by Pivotal who was later acquired by VMware. High performance, query optimization, open source and polymorphic data storage are the major Greenplum advantages. Open Source. Apache MADlib is an open source, SQL-based machine learning library that runs in-database on Greenplum, as well as PostgreSQL.

2019 PostgreSQL Trends Report: Private vs. Public Cloud, Migrations, Database Combinations & Top Reasons Used

High Scalability

PostgreSQL is an open source object-relational database system that has soared in popularity over the past 30 years from its active, loyal, and growing community. For the 2nd year in a row, PostgreSQL has kept the title of #1 fastest growing database in the world according to the DBMS of the Year report by the experts at DB-Engines. So what makes PostgreSQL so special, and how is it being used today?

Which Is the Best PostgreSQL GUI? 2019 Comparison

Scalegrid

PostgreSQL graphical user interface (GUI) tools help these open source database users to manage, manipulate, and visualize their data. It supports all PostgreSQL operations and features while being free and open-source. pgAdmin Cost: Free (open source). It has a free and open-source as well an enterprise edition. Navicat is capable of synchronizing different data sources and schemas. OmniDB Cost: Free (open source).

Announcing enterprise-grade observability at scale for OpenTelemetry custom metrics (Part 2)

Dynatrace

Our metric exporters allow for ingestion of OpenTelemetry-instrumented custom metrics into the Dynatrace open analytics and AI platform, giving you precise and actionable analytics across the entire software life cycle. Collect usage statistics by pre-instrumenting an open-source framework. “We

Toward a Better Quality Metric for the Video Community

The Netflix TechBlog

VMAF is a video quality metric that Netflix jointly developed with a number of university collaborators and open-sourced on Github. Since its open-sourcing, we have started seeing VMAF being applied in a wider scope within the open-source community.

Simple streaming telemetry

The Netflix TechBlog

Introducing gnmi-gateway: a modular, distributed, and highly available service for modern network telemetry via OpenConfig and gNMI By: Colin McIntosh, Michael Costello Netflix runs its own content delivery network, Open Connect , which delivers all streaming traffic to our members.

Announcing enterprise-grade observability at scale for your OpenTelemetry custom metrics

Dynatrace

To ensure observability, the open source CNCF project OpenTelemetry aims at providing a standardized, vendor-neutral way of pre-instrumenting libraries and platforms and annotating UserLAnd code. The OpenTelemetry metrics exporters are open source projects, available on GitHub.

TiDB Dashboard: Easier Troubleshooting for Distributed Databases

DZone

TiDB is an open-source, distributed SQL database that supports Hybrid Transactional/Analytical Processing (HTAP) workloads. open source database performance cloud-native database administration htapIt's challenging to troubleshoot issues in a distributed database because the information about the system is scattered in different machines. Before version 4.0, it could be difficult to efficiently troubleshoot TiDB's system problems.

Unlock end-to-end observability insights with Dynatrace PurePath 4 seamless integration of OpenTracing for Java

Dynatrace

Cloud-native technologies and microservice architectures have shifted technical complexity from the source code of services to the interconnections between services. Dynatrace news.

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OTel contributor Q&A: Dynatrace works to ensure enterprise readiness for OpenTelemetry

Dynatrace

We at Dynatrace understand the importance of contributing our expertise in enterprise-grade intelligent observability to the open source community. Our goal as a community is to ensure OpenTelemetry is recognized as the Open Source standard for observability and distributed tracing.

Managing High Availability in PostgreSQL – Part III: Patroni

Scalegrid

It is an open-source tool suite, written in Python, for managing high availability of PostgreSQL clusters. Requires multiple ports to be open for components communication: REST API port for Patroni. In our previous blog posts, we discussed the capabilities and functioning of PostgreSQL Automatic Failover (PAF) by Cluster Labs and Replication Manager (repmgr) by 2ndQuadrant.

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

Scalegrid

ScyllaDB is an open-source distributed NoSQL data store, reimplemented from the popular Apache Cassandra database. You can run both the free open source ScyllaDB and ScyllaDB Enterprise in the cloud or on-premise, and ScyllaDB Enterprise license starts at $28.8k/year for a total of 48 cores. This number is more inline with our recent 2019 Open Source Database Trends Report where 56.9%

Quality Sense Podcast: Andreas “Andi” Grabner – Introduction to Keptn

Abstracta

Performance Testing Podcast Tools Open SourceIn this Quality Sense episode, host, Federico Toledo chats with Dynatrace’s Andreas aka “Andi” Grabner. From Austria, he has more than 20 years of experience in the field.

Quality Sense Podcast: Anand Bagmar – What You Should Know About Visual Testing

Abstracta

Performance Testing Podcast Tools Open SourceIn this Quality Sense episode, host, Federico Toledo interviews Anand Bagmar, a professional from India with over 20 years of experience in the software industry. Today, he’s a.

ScaleGrid DBaaS Expands MySQL Hosting Services Through AWS Cloud

Scalegrid

Over the years, migrating data to the cloud has become a top priority for organizations looking to modernize their infrastructure for improved security, performance, and agility, closely followed by the trending shift from commercial database management systems to open source databases. It comes as no surprise the #1 open source database and most popular cloud provider in the world are a natural fit for this transition. PALO ALTO, Calif.,

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