2021

Auditing PostgreSQL Using pgAudit

Scalegrid

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.

How Netflix uses eBPF flow logs at scale for network insight

The Netflix TechBlog

By Alok Tiagi , Hariharan Ananthakrishnan , Ivan Porto Carrero and Keerti Lakshminarayan Netflix has developed a network observability sidecar called Flow Exporter that uses eBPF tracepoints to capture TCP flows at near real time.

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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.

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.

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.

Perform 2021: Recognizing customer innovations and digital transformation.

Dynatrace

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

Top Automation Programming Languages of 2021

DZone

Introduction. In today’s highly competitive world, software development and automation play a significant role in creating robust software applications for businesses. Additionally, emerging technologies like artificial intelligence and blockchain have given a competitive edge to enterprises.

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#NoAccountability

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.

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How Parallel Plans Start Up – Part 5

SQL Performance

This is the final part of 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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k6 Review: Open Source Load Testing Tool for Developers

Abstracta

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.

Redis vs. Memcached – 2021 Comparison

Scalegrid

Redis stands for REmote DIctionary Server, created in 2009 by Salvatore Sanfilippo. Memcached, on the other hand, was created in 2003 by Brad Fitzpatrick.

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.

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.

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?

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.

Use the Davis® AI to detect outages within your custom data streams

Dynatrace

Dynatrace news. In today’s complex IT environments, the sheer volume of data created makes it impossible for humans to monitor, comprehend, or troubleshoot problems before they impact the experience of your end users.

23 Node.js Best Practices For Automation Testing

DZone

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.

2 Factor Authentication: The Tester’s Edition

Testsigma

Introduction. 2 Factor Authentication is a subset of the multi factor authentication service that we see mainly in FinTech Apps.

Heuristics for Effective Software Development: A continuously evolving list.*

Allen Holub

Without psychological safety, respect, and trust, none of the following is possible. Process exists in service of people; the people come first. The best ways to work are collaborative. Negotiation is not collaboration.

Introduction to Latches

SQL Performance

In some of my previous articles here on performance tuning, I’ve discussed multiple wait types and how they are indicative of various resource bottlenecks.

An End-to-End Guide of Load Testing

Abstracta

From planning to analysis and reporting, here’s what to know before you run your first load test If you have a public-facing web application, the odds are you. The post An End-to-End Guide of Load Testing appeared first on Abstracta Software Testing Services.

mysqldump Best Practices: Part 2 – Migrations Guide

Scalegrid

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.

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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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.

Stuff The Internet Says On Scalability For April 30th, 2021

High Scalability

Hey, HighScalability is back! This channel is the perfect blend of programming, hardware, engineering, and crazy. After watching you’ll feel inadequate, but in an entertained sort of way. Love this Stuff? I need your support on Patreon to keep this stuff going.

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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Continuous integration and continuous delivery (CI/CD): How it enhances DevOps and continuous deployment

Dynatrace

Dynatrace news. The surge in demand for digital services since 2020 is a trend that is here to stay and only expected to accelerate. To compete, organizations have to achieve both speed and reliability when bringing new products and services to market.

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Surveying the Tides of Cloud-Native and Open Source Observability

DZone

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.

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. This blog provides you the virtual instances' pricing comparison to help you choose the cheapest one. The post AWS vs Azure vs Google Cloud: Pricing Comparison of Virtual Machines appeared first on Insights on Latest Technologies - Simform Blog. Cloud

Poor Disk Performance

Brendan Gregg

People often tell me they don't understand performance tool output because they can't tell what's "good" or "bad." It can be hard as performance is subjective. What's good for one user may be bad for another.

How Parallel Plans Start Up – Part 1

SQL Performance

This five-part series takes a deep dive into the way SQL Server row mode parallel plans start up. This first part covers the role of the parent task (coordinator) in preparing the plan for parallel execution.

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Progress Delayed Is Progress Denied

Alex Russell

Three facts. Apple bars web apps from the only App Store allowed on iOS. [1]. Apple forces developers of competing browsers to use their engine for all browsers on iOS , restricting their ability to deliver a better version of the web platform.

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How To Set Up MySQL on DigitalOcean

Scalegrid

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.

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.

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.

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.

A new era of DevOps, powered by machine learning

All Things Distributed

AWS is on a journey to revolutionize DevOps using the latest technologies. We are starting to treat DevOps, and the toolchains around it, as a data science problem – And when we think of it this way, code, logs, and application metrics are all data that we can optimize with machine learning (ML

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