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Improved content validation for Synthetic browser and clickpath monitors


Dynatrace news. With the release of Dynatrace 1.175, we’ve improved the content validation capabilities of synthetic browser and clickpath monitors. The contains text content validation option now mimics the Find (Ctrl+F/Cmd+F) functionality of a web browser.

Unit and Integration Tests in Spring Boot


Overview. In this post, we'll have a look at how to write tests unit and integration in a Spring Boot environment. You can find tons of tutorials online on this topic but it is very difficult to find all the information that you need in just one page.

The Future of Performance Testing

Alex Podelko

Following up my post Are Times still Good for Load Testing? , I decided to answer multiple comments here separately. First, I’d like to elaborate on “It may be less need for simple load testing due to increased scale and sophistication of systems” I meant that the traditional way – testing the system before deploying in production using production-type workload – is not the only way anymore.

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Dynatrace Managed feature update, version 1.174


Dynatrace news. New features and enhancements. Get more value out of Dynatrace with in-product news links. Dynatrace scales up Real User Monitoring to meet your digital touchpoint monitoring needs. Empower your teams with Dynatrace Log Monitoring. Track Real User Monitoring license consumption by web and mobile application. User experience score—the one metric to rule them all. Use management zones for fine-grained filtering of problem notifications.

CMake: The Case When the Project's Quality Is Unforgivable


CMake is a cross-platform system for automating project builds. This system is much older than the PVS-Studio static code analyzer, but no one has tried to apply the analyzer on its code and review the errors. As it turned out, there are a lot of them. The CMake audience is huge.

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Robust learning from untrusted sources

The Morning Paper

Robust learning from untrusted sources Konstantinov & Lampert, ICML’19. Welcome back to a new term of The Morning Paper! Just before the break we were looking at selected papers from ICML’19, including “Data Shapley.”

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Performance Monitoring via SQL Server Query Store

SQL Shack

SQL Server Query Store is a performance monitoring tool that helps us evaluate the performance of a SQL query in terms of several different performance metrics such as CPU and Memory Consumption, execution time and the I/O cycles consumed by the query.

How to Use Software Productivity Metrics The Right Way


Software engineering productivity or velocity metrics have always been a very debated topic. Largely because they have been used the wrong way most of the time.

The Human Value in Driving Automated DevOps Testing


The increasing demand for IT companies to deliver high-quality software at a rapid speed has made it compulsory to shift towards using Agile and DevOps. The post The Human Value in Driving Automated DevOps Testing appeared first on Kovair Blog.

Statistical foundations of virtual democracy

The Morning Paper

Statiscal foundations of virtual democracy Kahng et al., ICML’19. This is another paper on the theme of combining information and making decisions in the face of noise and uncertainty – but the setting is quite different to those we’ve been looking at recently. Consider a food bank that receives donations of food and distributes it to those in need.

KILL SPID command in SQL Server

SQL Shack

This article gives an overview of the KILL SPID command and how to monitor the rollback progress. Introduction Once we connect to a SQL Server instance, it assigns a unique identification number to each connection. It is the Server Process ID and commonly known as SPID.

Easy and Accurate Performance Testing With JUnit/Maven


Introduction. This article will demonstrate how easily we can do performance testing with the help of JUnit, Zerocode and an IDE (IntelliJ, Eclipse, etc). We will cover the following aspects. tutorial performance maven performance testing junit load testing

Fallacy #4: The network is secure

Particular Software

There are a myriad of security-obsessed organizations scattered throughout the world that take security concerns to the verge of paranoia. In one such organization I've heard of, there existed two separate networks. Everyone had two computers without external disk drives of any kind.

Some new Serverless Architecture videos from John and Mike

The Symphonia

Hi everyone. It’s been a great, fascinating, and busy 2019 for John and I (Mike) at Symphonia. You’ll probably be able to tell that we haven’t had too much spare time because of the lack of updates around these parts! We’ve made it to a few conferences though around the globe, from California to Hungary, and places in between. Here are some videos of our talks from them. First up is my talk on “Crossing the Serverless Fireswamp” ?—?which

sp_updatestats overview and usage

SQL Shack

In this article, we will learn usage details of the sp_updatestats built-in store procedure which helps to update all statistics in a SQL Server database. First of all, we will take a glance at the statistics concept in SQL Server. Understanding the statistics in SQL Server Statistics are database objects which involve the detailed statistical […]. Performance SQL commands

What Does Continuous Testing ACTUALLY Mean?


Continuous Testing. Recently someone pointed me to a Twitter thread that contained a link to an article about “Continuous Testing”.

How I jumped from software testing to data science

TechBeacon Testing

My journey from testing into data science was pretty straightforward. First, I learned how to break software, then to monitor production services for regressions, and finally to build models to optimize user experience.

Displaying ASP.NET Core Health Checks With Grafana and InfluxDB


After finishing my writing about ASP.NET Core health checks I started finding a way how to visual health check results so I can display these on the wall-mounted TV or big screen. This blog post introduces how to visualize ASP.NET Core health checks with Grafana and InfluxDB. About TIG-Stack.

A Faster, Lightweight Trigger Function in C for PostgreSQL


We have been writing blog posts about how to write simple extensions in C language and a little more complex one by Ibrar which were well received by PostgreSQL user community.

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The Most Common Mobile Game Testing Concerns for QA Engineers


The mobile gaming market is currently emerging and is likely to continue growing in the next 10 years. According to the recent data , it will reach $311.2 billion by 2023. The mobile games are becoming an inevitable part of our lives, attracting billions of users in all countries worldwide.

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Architecture For Humans


I run across the following on Twitter: for legacy systems/monoliths, if you want to understand the real business processes, look for the fields named: - "Comments" - "Description" - "Notes" and any generic data field of type text/nvarchar(max). performance architechture human error

Debug Your Container by Overriding the Command


The main problem with docker on debugging has to do with images that already have the CMD command specified. If something goes wrong and has to do with the filesystem, or some commands that should have taken effect and they did not you need to do some troubleshooting. tutorial docker container