April, 2024

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A look at the GigaOm 2024 Radar for Cloud Observability

Dynatrace

GigaOm recently released its 2024 Radar Report for Cloud Observability, which includes 21 observability solution providers and analyzes each on their current and emerging features. The report offers a better understanding of the observability landscape. The analysis centers on the following key focus areas: Dashboards and reporting User interaction performance monitoring Multicloud functionality Large language model (LLM) support Pushing and tagging data Predictive analysis Edge observability Id

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QCon London: Meta Used Monolithic Architecture to Ship Threads in Only Five Months

InfoQ

Zahan Malkani talked during QCon London 2024 about Meta’s journey from identifying the opportunity in the market to shipping the Threads application only five months later. The company leveraged Instagram's existing monolithic architecture and quickly iterated to create a new text-first microblogging service in record time.

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How to Replicate and Rename a Database in MariaDB

Percona

MySQL/MariaDB replication filter is an important feature when we need to replicate only certain databases or tables. Having this configuration option change dynamically is really convenient, but in this article, we’ll note that some replication filters are not dynamic, and you should be aware of that.

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Interaction to Next Paint (INP) Explained

Gtmetrix

We explain what Interaction to Next Paint (INP) is, how it impacts performance, and why GTmetrix doesn’t track it (yet). Overview Interaction to Next Paint (INP) is Google’s new “responsiveness” field metric that was first announced as an experimental metric in 2022.

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Hands-on Gemini 1.5 Pro with AI Studio: Images, Video, Text & Code

Addy Osmani

Let's talk about Gemini 1.5 Pro and practical examples of what it can do. It's a mid-size multimodal model, optimized to scale across a wide range of tasks involving text, images, videos, audio, and even code. I’ll cover all of these today. The real difference here is the model's long-context window, capable of processing up to a whopping 1 million tokens in production.

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Quality Assurance, Errors, and AI

O'Reilly

A recent article in Fast Company makes the claim “ Thanks to AI, the Coder is no longer King. All Hail the QA Engineer.” It’s worth reading, and its argument is probably correct. Generative AI will be used to create more and more software; AI makes mistakes and it’s difficult to foresee a future in which it doesn’t; therefore, if we want software that works, Quality Assurance teams will rise in importance.

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Efficient SLO event integration powers successful AIOps

Dynatrace

This blog post is for both novice and seasoned audiences alike. If you’re interested in the relevance and utility of SLOs and how they might be helpful for you, you’ve come to the right place. The first part of this blog post briefly explores the integration of SLO events with AI. The second part delves into the approach to be adopted with SLOs based on a client’s context and environment, considering whether SLAs (Service Level Agreements) have already been historically defined.

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Ask Me Anything About MySQL 5.7 to 8.0 Post EOL

Percona

We met with Vinicius Grippa, a Senior Support Engineer at Percona. He is also active in the open source community and was recognized as a MySQL Rock Star in 2023.In the previous interview with Vinicius, we discussed the upcoming End of Life (EOL) for MySQL 5.7. Now that MySQL 5.

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Field vs Lab (Synthetic) Data – How Do They Compare?

Gtmetrix

We explain the key differences between field and lab data and how you should interpret them. Overview Web performance metrics can be broadly classified into two distinct groups – field data and lab (synthetic data). Each dataset has a different source (i.e., where the data comes from), and is gathered using different methodologies.

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Release Roundup April 2, 2024

Percona Community

Percona software releases and updates March 18 - April 2, 2024. Percona is a leading provider of unbiased, performance-first, open source database solutions that allow organizations to easily, securely, and affordably maintain business agility, minimize risks, and stay competitive, free from vendor lock-in. Percona software is designed for peak performance, uncompromised security, limitless scalability, and disaster-proofed availability.

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Top 10 WordPress Development Companies in the United States

Official Blog - World Web Technology

Identifying the WordPress development company in the United States that is the ideal match for your project may be a challenging endeavor due to the vast number of options available. As there is such a wide variety of choices accessible, ranging from independent contractors to well-established organizations, it is essential to make an educated selection that is in accordance with your particular requirements and goals.

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Dynatrace Managed release notes version 1.288

Dynatrace

We have released Dynatrace Managed version 1.288. To learn what’s new, have a look at the release notes. The post Dynatrace Managed release notes version 1.288 appeared first on Dynatrace news.

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AI Has an Uber Problem

O'Reilly

“The economic problem of society…is a problem of the utilization of knowledge which is not given to anyone in its totality.” —Friedrich A. Hayek, “ The Use of Knowledge in Society ” Silicon Valley venture capitalists and many entrepreneurs espouse libertarian values. In practice, they subscribe to central planning: Rather than competing to win in the marketplace, entrepreneurs compete for funding from the Silicon Valley equivalent of the Central Committee.

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Protect Your PostgreSQL Database with pg_tde: Safe and Secure

Percona

Tech Preview release of pg_tde now availableAs organizations collect, store, and analyze vast amounts of data, ensuring its confidentiality and integrity becomes a top priority. For PostgreSQL users, the tech preview release availability of the new encryption extension pg_tde delivers unmatched protection for vital data assets.What is pg_tde?

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Pre-ACCU interview video is live

Sutter's Mill

On Friday, I sat down with Kevin Carpenter to do a short (12-min) interview about my ACCU talk coming up on April 17, and other topics. Apologies in advance for my voice quality: I’ve been sick with some bug since just after the Tokyo ISO meeting, and right after this interview I lost my voice for several days… we recorded this just in time!

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The Importance of Accessibility Testing in Software Development

Kovair

Get information on - The Importance of Accessibility Testing in Software Development, follow Kovair Blog for the latest information and updates on software development and information technology.

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Presentation: Effective Performance Engineering at Twitter-Scale

InfoQ

Yao Yue recapitulates scaling a project at Twitter while summarizing some key lessons learned about effective performance engineering.

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Dynatrace SaaS release notes version 1.289

Dynatrace

We have released Dynatrace version 1.289. To learn what’s new, have a look at the release notes. The post Dynatrace SaaS release notes version 1.289 appeared first on Dynatrace news.

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Using iperf multi-stream may not work as expected

n0derunner

Running iperf with parallel threads TL;DR – When running iperf with parallel threads/workers the -P option must be specified after the -c <target-IP> option. This is mentioned in the manpage but some options (-t for instance) work in any order, while others (specifically the -P for parallel threads) definitely does not, which is a bit … The post Using iperf multi-stream may not work as expected appeared first on n0derunner.

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caching_sha2_password Support for ProxySQL Is Finally Available!

Percona

ProxySQL recently released version 2.6.0, and going through the release notes, I focused on the following:Added support for caching_sha2_password!This is great news for the community! The caching_sha2_password authentication method for frontend connections is now available. This has been a long-awaited feature …Why?Because in MySQL 8, caching_sha2_password has been the default authentication method.

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Predictable growth with a simplified partner compensation structure: A new economic model

Dynatrace

As digital transformation accelerates across all industries, the role of partners in fueling organizational success has never been more crucial. A strategic and intentional partner compensation strategy helps drive that success. Dynatrace believes partnerships are the backbone of innovation and growth, enabling businesses to deliver exceptional customer experiences and navigate the complexities of modern technology landscapes.

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Managing risk for financial services: The secret to visibility and control during times of volatility

Dynatrace

In the ever-shifting landscape of financial markets that makes managing risk a pressing challenge, banks are facing significant turbulence. Macroeconomic trends are unfolding under a backdrop of geopolitical conflict. Firms are facing higher funding costs and softening demand due to rising interest rates. Labor trends and supply chains are unpredictable.

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MongoDB 4.4 EOL with 5.0 Not Far Behind

Percona

February 2024 marked the end of life (EOL) of MongoDB 4.4.Another year, another EOL, is a fitting summary. Time goes by fast, and looking from this perspective, 5.0 is one we will soon also say goodbye to, as this year, 5.0 is also going EOL in October.Why is MongoDB 4.4 EOL significant?

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Percona pg_tde Project Keyring Options

Percona

Percona’s pg_tde project brings a long-needed ability to encrypt data to PostgreSQL transparently. We are actively asking you to test this code to help build a better project. So please test pg_tde!As you have probably read in earlier blogs on pg_tde, it depends on a keyring.Two keysEncrypting the data requires two types of keys.

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JSON_TABLE() Will Be in PostgreSQL 17

Percona

JSON_TABLE() will be in PostgreSQL 17! It almost made it two years ago but was yanked away at the last minute. We will get it shortly when PostgreSQL 17 is officially released this year! Please see this.Why is this important?JSON has become the data interchange format of choice for most developers.

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Percona Monitoring and Management Setup on Kubernetes with NGINX Ingress for External Databases

Percona

It’s a common scenario to have a Percona Monitoring and Management (PMM) server running on Kubernetes and also desire to monitor databases that are running outside the Kubernetes cluster. The Ingress NGINX Controller is one of the most popular choices for managing the inbound traffic to K8s.

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PostgreSQL for MySQL DBAs Second Edition Is Now Available

Percona

Many years ago, when I was the Certification Manager for MySQL AB, I would be in contact with hiring managers looking for talent. One frustrated individual informed me that while it was hard to find a qualified MySQL DBA, it was impossible to find a qualified PostgreSQL DBA.

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Foreign Data Wrappers in PostgreSQL Databases (postgres_fdw & dblink)

Percona

A Foreign Data Wrapper (FDW) is a feature in database management systems that can communicate with an external data source and access data without physically moving the data on a working local database.PostgreSQL implements portions of the SQL/MED specification, allowing access to data that resides outside PostgreSQL using regular SQL queries.

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Querying Percona Operator for MongoDB Logs Using LogCLI

Percona

With all the convenience Kubernetes operators provide in managing resources, it can still be a challenge to conveniently store, query, manage, and download the database logs from the pods.

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Five Reasons Why WAL Segments Accumulate in the pg_wal Directory in PostgreSQL

Percona

One of the most frequent concerns we see in the Percona support team is: Why is my pg_wal growing? / pg_wal is filling up the filesystem / pg_wal does not release the space, and so on.

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MongoDB Log and the Message “RSM Not Processing Response”

Percona

One of the most common tasks for database administrators is checking logs; you can either work directly with the file or process it using another tool. Either way, regularly checking the logs remains essential.

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Best Practices for PostgreSQL Migration

Percona

PostgreSQL’s reputation as a powerful, open source database management system has been steadily rising, making it a top choice for businesses looking to upgrade or switch their database infrastructure. Thanks to its comprehensive SQL compliance, scalability, performance, and cost efficiency, it stands out as a preferred option among developers and database administrators.

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How to Set and Tune Autovacuum Settings in PostgreSQL to Avoid Performance Issues

Percona

This blog was originally published in June 2022 and was updated in April 2024.PostgreSQL’s built-in autovacuum – the housekeeper – is improving, version after version. It is becoming more capable while reducing its overhead and addressing edge cases.

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Partially Rolling Back a Transaction in MySQL or PostgreSQL

Percona

This short write-up focuses on a different transaction control behavior of databases. Though this is not unusual, I decided to write an article on rolling back transactions to a particular point. I selected this topic because I found many people are not aware of this feature in databases.

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The 3 biggest mistakes you can make when moving to Kubernetes

Dynatrace

The last decade brought a wave of digital transformation that accelerated the move towards cloud-native tech, specifically Kubernetes. We could talk about this move’s benefits (and downsides!) for more than a few blogs, but that’s not why we’re here. We’re here to talk about the less savory side of cloud-native transformation—you know, all the things that can go wrong.

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Breaking barriers: One woman’s journey to thriving in the tech world

Dynatrace

In the fast-paced world of technology, leadership roles present both opportunities to innovate and unique challenges, particularly for women. For me, working in tech has brought flexibility and continuous learning. As a mother of two children, this flexibility helps me manage my home and team in tandem. Meanwhile, the rapidly evolving technical landscape encourages me to learn new skills and forces me to stay on my toes.

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Security operations centers: How state governments can enhance cybersecurity posture

Dynatrace

Cyberattacks are increasingly becoming the norm. As digital transformation continues to accelerate, software delivery pipelines become more challenging to secure. Indeed, a recent report found that 84% of technology leaders agree that multicloud complexity makes it more difficult to protect applications from security vulnerabilities and attacks. To address this, many states apply for federal funding to build a security operations center to proactively defend against the growing rate of cybersecu