2022

Optimising Largest Contentful Paint

CSS Wizardry

[link] [link] [link] [link] [link] [link] [link] [link]. link] [link] --> Largest Contentful Paint (LCP) is my favourite Core Web Vital. It’s the easiest to optimise, and it’s the only one of the three that works the exact same in the lab as it does in the field (don’t even get me started on this…).

How to Deploy MySQL on Ubuntu and Fully Managed

Scalegrid

In this blog post, we will show you a step-by-step guide on how to install and set up a MySQL server both manually on the Ubuntu 20.04 operating system, as well as by using ScaleGrid’s managed database service.

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Designing WhatsApp

High Scalability

This is a guest post by Ankit Sirmorya. Ankit is working as a Machine Learning Lead/Sr. Machine Learning Engineer at Amazon and has led several machine-learning initiatives across the Amazon ecosystem.

Design 282

Kubernetes Performance Tuning: Make the Most of Your Clusters

DZone

Image Source. Why Is Kubernetes Performance Tuning Needed? As Kubernetes becomes a basic infrastructure for many organizations, performance tuning for Kubernetes clusters is becoming more important.

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Dynatrace SaaS on Azure now Generally Available

Dynatrace

Dynatrace news. In September, we announced the availability of the Dynatrace Software Intelligence Platform on Microsoft Azure as a SaaS solution and natively in the Azure portal.

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Rapid Event Notification System at Netflix

The Netflix TechBlog

By: Ankush Gulati , David Gevorkyan Additional credits: Michael Clark , Gokhan Ozer Intro Netflix has more than 220 million active members who perform a variety of actions throughout each session, ranging from renaming a profile to watching a title.

Are You Sorted? Tips Concerning T-SQL Window Ordering

SQL Performance

A supporting index can potentially help avoid the need for explicit sorting in the query plan when optimizing T-SQL queries involving window functions.

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Don’t track bugs, fix them

Allen Holub

You do not need a bug tracking system. In fact, a bug tracking system is a symptom of a deeper problem—insufficient focus on quality.

Curious about quantum computing

All Things Distributed

Diving into Quantum computing with Prof. John Preskill in this new video series for those Curious about new technologies

5.5 mm in 1.25 nanoseconds

Randon ASCII

In 2004 I was working for Microsoft in the Xbox group, and a new console was being created. I got a copy of the detailed descriptions of the Xbox 360 CPU and I read it through multiple times and suddenly I’d learned enough to become the official CPU expert.

Cache 107

How to Choose the Right Open Source Test Automation Tool

Testsigma

Organizations worldwide are adopting open-source software to drive technological innovations. Testers look beyond the obvious benefit of cost while embracing open-source test automation tools.

PostgreSQL EXPLAIN – What are the Query Costs?

Scalegrid

Understanding the Postgres EXPLAIN cost EXPLAIN is very useful for understanding the performance of a Postgres query. It returns the execution plan generated by PostgreSQL query planner for a given statement.

Designing Instagram

High Scalability

This is a guest post by Ankit Sirmorya. Ankit is working as a Machine Learning Lead/Sr. Machine Learning Engineer at Amazon and has led several machine-learning initiatives across the Amazon ecosystem.

Design 280

Software Testing Methodologies: Short Guide To QA Models

DZone

Over the years, the whole idea of software testing has evolved. And the evolution not only has called for modern testing strategies and tools but a detailed-oriented process with the inclusion of test methodologies.

Dynatrace stance on the crisis in Ukraine

Dynatrace

Dynatrace news. In response to the Russian government’s unprovoked invasion of Ukraine, triggering a tragic humanitarian crisis, as well as U.S., and worldwide government sanctions, we are suspending all business in Russia and Belarus.

Experimentation is a major focus of Data Science across Netflix

The Netflix TechBlog

Islands T-SQL Challenge

SQL Performance

Recently, I was introduced to a new islands challenge by my friend Erland Sommarskog. It’s based on a question from a public database forum. The challenge itself isn’t complicated to handle when using well-known techniques, which primarily employ window functions.

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Preventing Hero Culture In Software Teams

Professor Beekums

I’ve written before on the problems of hero culture. It is still my favorite post that I’ve written because it hits so close to home for me. Photo by unDraw Every situation in that post is hypothetical, but based on a real situation I had to deal with myself.

Docker Use Cases: A Demonstrative Guide with Real-world Examples

Simform

Docker containers, being portable, light-weight, and self-contained, fast-track development, testing, and server deployments. Find out the best Docker use cases that are revolutionizing the IT world across the board.

Curious about automated reasoning

All Things Distributed

Diving into Automated Reasoning and Formal Verification with Dr. Byron Cook in this new video series for those Curious about new technologies

Refueling a Personal Value Stream During Ramadan

Tasktop

Tasktop’s Mission : We are driving toward an inclusive company culture. We are building a come-as-you-are community of mutual respect and trust. We believe that diverse teams perform better and foster an environment of belonging and inclusion.

A testers guide to deal with missed bugs

Testsigma

Even with the increasing adoption of Agile and DevOps, many organizations still consider testers the gatekeepers of quality and are solely held responsible for the quality and approving releases. Such organizations blame testers for a missed production bug.

How to Install PostgreSQL 12 on Ubuntu 20.04 DigitalOcean

Scalegrid

PostgreSQL Features and Use Cases PostgreSQL is an open-source Object-relational Database Management System (DBMS). It’s an advanced database management and analysis system that’s mainly used for eCommerce platforms, payment transactions, and various data warehousing solutions.

Designing Tinder

High Scalability

This is a guest post by Ankit Sirmorya. Ankit is working as a Machine Learning Lead/Sr. Machine Learning Engineer at Amazon and has led several machine-learning initiatives across the Amazon ecosystem.

Design 275

Ways to Avoid Dependencies: Tips for Product Engineering Teams

DZone

Dependencies cause chaos on delivery and destroy predictability. Use the "independent executor" model. These are weightless conditions that can increase your plans. Independent Executor Model. We need things from other teams because they are the owners of the area we need to do work in.

Dynatrace supports Azure Managed Instance for Apache Cassandra

Dynatrace

Dynatrace news. As part of our partnership with Microsoft, Dynatrace is excited to announce our new Prometheus Extension for Apache Cassandra. This extension provides fully app-centric Cassandra performance monitoring for Azure Managed Instance for Apache Cassandra.

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Auto-Diagnosis and Remediation in Netflix Data Platform

The Netflix TechBlog

By Vikram Srivastava and Marcelo Mayworm Netflix has one of the most complex data platforms in the cloud on which our data scientists and engineers run batch and streaming workloads.

Matching Supply With Demand — Solutions, Part 3

SQL Performance

[ Jump to: Original challenge | Solutions: Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 ]. In this article, I continue exploring solutions to the matching supply with demand challenge.

Code 109

What technology stack to choose for your project?

Tech News Gather

Before you consider building a web or mobile app, one must know the different tools developers use while developing them. The reason is that the technology stack affects the pace of creating the app or digital product. It also controls the scalability and the overall cost of the project.

Top Benefits of DevOps: What do you Need to Know as a CIO?

Simform

If you are looking to achieve higher operational efficiency, productivity, and optimal results, think of introducing a DevOps culture. It will help you improve collaborations between the development team and the operations team helping you achieve a more cohesive strategy.

Developer’s friendly tools for performance testing

Abstracta

How many times have we seen a test infrastructure and methodology where the team is not able to get early feedback about the performance of the system they. The post Developer’s friendly tools for performance testing appeared first on Abstracta Software Testing Services.

Tasktop Turns 15, Turning the Tide on More and More Transformations

Tasktop

Today marks Tasktop’s 15th anniversary. On January 12th, 2007, I defended my Ph.D. thesis, which explored a new approach to focus and flow for developers. I took the weekend off for some skiing in Whistler, then filed the incorporation documents with Dr. Gail Murphy, my Ph.D.

How To Be An Open-Minded Tester?

Testsigma

Hello everyone. Hope you are doing great. As a Tester, you might have received a lot of feedback from different people. Have you ever thought some simple tips can help to sharpen your testing skills?

Bring Your Own Cloud Available for DigitalOcean

Scalegrid

Since our release of our fully managed dedicated database hosting on DigitalOcean, we have gotten many questions regarding the potential support for Bring Your Own Cloud on DigitalOcean. Today we can proudly announce that full support for BYOC on DigitalOcean is available in our console.

Designing Uber

High Scalability

This is a guest post by Ankit Sirmorya. Ankit is working as a Machine Learning Lead/Sr. Machine Learning Engineer at Amazon and has led several machine-learning initiatives across the Amazon ecosystem.

Design 268

QAOps: A Software Testing Trend

DZone

Talking about development these days, streamlining the entire software development lifecycle turns out to be an extreme hustle.

Automating DevOps practices fuels speed and quality

Dynatrace

Dynatrace news. Takeaways from this article on DevOps practices: DevOps practices bring developers and operations teams together and enable more agile IT.

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