Auditing PostgreSQL Using pgAudit


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.

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.


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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.

Happy 15th Birthday Amazon S3 -- the service that started it all

All Things Distributed

15 years is a long time in the world of technology. Back when S3 launched on March 14, 2006 (also known as “Pi Day” to some), iPhones didn’t exist, neither did tweets or likes, Facebook was still only used by a few colleges and universities, and you couldn’t hail a ride or order lunch with an app.

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.

23 Node.js Best Practices For Automation Testing


If you are in the world of software development, you must be aware of Node.js. From Amazon to LinkedIn, a plethora of major websites use Node.js. Powered by JavaScript, Node.js can run on a server, and a majority of devs use it for enterprise applications.

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.

More Trending


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.


How Parallel Plans Start Up – Part 3

SQL Performance

This is the third in a five-part series taking a deep dive into the way SQL Server row mode parallel plans start executing. Part 1 initialized execution context zero for the parent task, and part 2 created the query scan tree.

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Query Optimization in SQL Server for beginners

SQL Shack

This article intends to give some details about the query optimization process in SQL Server. Introduction The query optimization is very grinding work for the database professionals who desire to overcome performance issues of the queries.

mysqldump Best Practices: Part 2 – Migrations Guide


In the second and final part of our mysqldump best practices we will talk about how to handle the migration and import for stored program objects and views from your MySQL database.

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.

ConsoleMe: A Central Control Plane for AWS Permissions and Access

The Netflix TechBlog

ConsoleMe: A Central Control Plane for AWS Permissions and Access By Curtis Castrapel , Patrick Sanders , and Hee Won Kim At AWS re:Invent 2020, we open sourced two new tools for managing multi-account AWS permissions and access.

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Celebrating 10 years in Japan with the new AWS Asia Pacific (Osaka) Region

All Things Distributed

I am pleased to share that the AWS Asia Pacific (Osaka) Region has transitioned from a Local Region into a standard region with three Availability Zones (AZs), a broader (and growing) service portfolio, free tier option, and new pricing options.

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Stuff The Internet Says On Scalability For February 1st, 2021

High Scalability

Hey, it's HighScalability time once again! Amazon converts expenses into revenue by transforming needs into products. Take a look at a fulfillment center and you can see the need for Outpost, machine learning, IoT, etc, all dogfooded. Willy Wonka would be proud. Do you like this sort of Stuff?

Surveying the Tides of Cloud-Native and Open Source Observability


We can plausibly say the enterprise development market turned the tide on cloud-native development in 2020, as most net-new software and serious overhaul projects started moving toward microservices architectures, with Kubernetes as the preferred platform.

k6 Review: Open Source Load Testing Tool for Developers


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.

Perform 2021: Recognizing customer innovations and digital transformation.


Dynatrace news. We work alongside incredible organizations throughout the year, each with a unique approach to digital transformation.

How to Improve CSS Performance

CSS - Tricks

There is no doubt that CSS plays a huge role in web performance. Milica Mihajlija puts a point on exactly why: When there is CSS available for a page, whether it’s inline or an external stylesheet, the browser delays rendering until the CSS is parsed.

Number series generator challenge solutions – Part 4

SQL Performance

This is the fourth part in a series about solutions to the number series generator challenge.

How to read an execution plan with all details

SQL Shack

In this article, we will discuss how to read the SQL Server execution plan (query plan) with all aspects through an example, so we will gain some practical experience that helps to solve query performance issues.

How To Set Up MySQL on DigitalOcean


MySQL is the number one open source relational database management system in the world, and is used by millions of developers across all application types.

The Importance of a Great Developer Experience

Strategic Tech

In February 2012 I began working for a new company. On my first day, I deployed to production. I was lost for words. It felt like magic. Every day was the same: pick the highest priority item, implement it, and then deploy to production immediately. After 6 months, I was still pinching myself.

Optimizing the Aural Experience on Android Devices with xHE-AAC

The Netflix TechBlog

By Phill Williams and Vijay Gondi Introduction At Netflix, we are passionate about delivering great audio to our members. We began streaming 5.1 channel surround sound in 2010, Dolby Atmos in 2017 , and adaptive bitrate audio in 2019.

Diving Deep on S3 Consistency

All Things Distributed

I recently posted about Amazon S3 and how it’s evolved over the last 15 years since we launched the service in 2006 as “storage for the internet.” ” We built S3 because we knew customers wanted to store backups, videos, and images for applications like e-commerce web sites.

Engineering dependability and fault tolerance in a distributed system

High Scalability

This is a guest post by Paddy Byers , Co-founder and CTO at Ably , a realtime data delivery platform. You can view the original article on Ably's blog. Users need to know that they can depend on the service that is provided to them.

Using Azure Front Door for Eliminating Preflight Calls (CORS)


What is CORS. Cross-Origin Resource Sharing (CORS) is a security mechanism built-in most modern browsers to restrict accessing resources from a server hosted on a different domain. Using CORS techniques, servers can limit the sharing of data to only trusted domains.

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Allen Holub

From AIOps tools to an AIOps platform: what it takes to automate AI operations


Dynatrace news. According to Gartner , “the long-term impact of AIOps on IT operations will be transformative.” ” AIOps will have a long-term and transformative impact on IT operations.

Tools for Auditing CSS

CSS - Tricks

Auditing CSS is not a common task in a developer’s everyday life, but sometimes you just have to do it. Maybe it’s part of a performance review to identify critical CSS and reduce unused selectors.

Number series generator challenge solutions – Part 3

SQL Performance

This is the third part in a series about solutions to the number series generator challenge. In Part 1 I covered solutions that generate the rows on the fly. In Part 2 I covered solutions that query a physical base table that you prepopulate with rows.

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How to handle 100 million rows with SQL Server BCP

SQL Shack

In this article, we will explore the Bulk Copy Program tool that is also known as the SQL Server BCP tool. BCP allows us to export data into particular flat-file formats from SQL Server, and it also enables us to transfer data between different SQL Server instances or into the SQL Azure.

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ScaleGrid Adds Oracle Cloud for Managed Database Hosting


PALO ALTO, Calif., March 30, 2021 – ScaleGrid, a leading Database-as-a-Service (DBaaS) provider, has just announced support for Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI) through their fully managed database hosting plans.

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Architecture Ownership Patterns for Team Topologies. Part 3: Multi-Team Patterns

Strategic Tech

As a system grows, higher-order abstractions are needed for ease of understanding, communication, and management. In Geography, continents are a higher order abstraction that allow us to collectively describe a large number of countries in a single word.

Open Sourcing the Netflix Domain Graph Service Framework: GraphQL for Spring Boot

The Netflix TechBlog

By Paul Bakker and Kavitha Srinivasan , Images by David Simmer , Edited by Greg Burrell Netflix has developed a Domain Graph Service (DGS) framework and it is now open source. The DGS framework simplifies the implementation of GraphQL, both for standalone and federated GraphQL services.

The Performance Inequality Gap, 2021

Alex Russell

TL;DR: A lot has changed since 2017 when we last estimated a global baseline resource per-page resource budget of 130-170KiB.

Stuff The Internet Says On Scalability For March 17th, 2021

High Scalability

Hey, HighScalability is here again! Reverse engineering an ancient analog computer is a detective story worth reading. A Model of the Cosmos in the ancient Greek Antikythera Mechanism. Do you love this Stuff? Without your encouragement on Patreon this Stuff won't stuffin’ stuff.