Virtual Production?—?A Validation Framework For Unreal Engine

The Netflix TechBlog

Virtual Production?—?A A Validation Framework For Unreal Engine By Adam Davis, Jimmy Fusil, Bhanu Srikanth and Girish Balakrishnan Game Engines in Virtual Production The use of Virtual Production and real time technologies has markedly accelerated in the past few years.

Importance of Testing Virtual Care and Remote Medicine Apps

DZone

Virtual care and remote medicine are breaking down the barriers that would previously prevent patients from accessing doctors and other healthcare options. healthcare app development qa and testing virtual applications

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Virtual Threads: JMeter meets Project Loom

Abstracta

Motivation: OpenJDK 19, to be released in September 2022, will incorporate a new disruptive solution: Virtual Threads, aka Project Loom. The post Virtual Threads: JMeter meets Project Loom appeared first on Abstracta Software Testing Services.

Virtual consensus in Delos

The Morning Paper

Virtual consensus in Delos , Balakrishnan et al. If you think of this a bit like mapping memory addresses to data in memory, then another parallel comes to mind: the virtual address space. We propose the novel abstraction of a virtual shared log (or VirtualLog).

Reinventing virtualization with the AWS Nitro System

All Things Distributed

After years of optimizing traditional virtualization systems to the limit, we knew we had to make a dramatic change in the architecture if we were going to continue to increase performance and security for our customers.

Stability requires virtual gardening!

Dynatrace

The AI began to consume our data and turned the team into “virtual gardeners”, all the issues that were causing failures were being weeded out, applications pruned, one by one, the landscape turned from a jungle to a well kept garden. The post Stability requires virtual gardening!

The Block Allocation Policy of Virtual Distributed File System at the Source Code Level

DZone

Alluxio workers are responsible for managing local resources, and they store data as blocks. Users can allocate different storage tiers as the resources for Alluxio workers, including MEM/SSD/HDD, which are further composed of directories.

Perform and Go! Virtually awesome in the making

Dynatrace

That’s a quote from my favourite virtual cycling instructor on Peloton, Emma Lovewell. Today, it’s with great sadness, that we have to announce Perform and the Go series as virtual events. Virtually awesome in the making appeared first on Dynatrace blog. Dynatrace news.

Dynatrace University: Over a decade redefining virtual learning for digital transformations

Dynatrace

Over the last couple of years, the popularity of virtual learning has skyrocketed, and it is not just here at Dynatrace. For instance, traditional universities that had never offered virtual courses are now letting students learn remotely. Dynatrace news.

Azure Virtual Machines for SQL Server Usage

SQL Performance

One important choice you will still have to make is what type and size of Azure virtual machine you want to use for your existing SQL Server workload. Microsoft currently has eight main types of virtual machines designed for different types of workloads.

Reinventing virtualization with the AWS Nitro System

All Things Distributed

After years of optimizing traditional virtualization systems to the limit, we knew we had to make a dramatic change in the architecture if we were going to continue to increase performance and security for our customers.

VMs vs. Containers: A Cyclopedic Take on Virtualization & Containerization

Simform

Virtualization is key to improved scalability for many organizations. Virtual machines and containers are the two most popular visualization approaches. However, deciding between VMs and containers has been a riddle to many. Here is a cyclopedic one-on-one for VMs vs containers for you.

Firecracker: lightweight virtualization for serverless applications

The Morning Paper

Firecracker is the virtual machine monitor (VMM) that powers AWS Lambda and AWS Fargate, and has been used in production at AWS since 2018. General-purpose hypervisors and virtual machine monitors (VMMs) are also quite large, leading to a large trusted compute base (TCB).

Google Announces the General Availability of A2 Virtual Machines

InfoQ

Recently, Google announced A2 Virtual Machines (VMs)' general availability based on the NVIDIA Ampere A100 Tensor Core GPUs in Compute Engine.

Statistical foundations of virtual democracy

The Morning Paper

Statiscal foundations of virtual democracy Kahng et al., The big idea behind virtual democracy is that we learn the voting preferences of each stakeholder, essentially creating an agent which is able to vote in their place, a virtual voter. Then when we need to make a decision we ask those virtual voters to cast their votes (in the form of a preference ranking). ICML’19.

Service virtualization: How this misunderstood tech could save you millions

TechBeacon Testing

Despite the proven benefits of service virtualization for software development, the technology often gets underutilized. App Dev & Testing, Testing, Service Virtualization

AWS vs Azure vs Google Cloud: Pricing Comparison of Virtual Machines

Simform

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. As major cloud providers (AWS, Azure, Google, and IBM) continue to drop the prices of cloud instances.

Duplicate IP issues with Linux and virtual machine cloning.

n0derunner

When hypervisor management tools make clones of virtual machines, the tools usually make sure to create a unique MAC address for every clone. The post Duplicate IP issues with Linux and virtual machine cloning. cloud cloning linux virtualizationTL;DR – Some modern Linux distributions use a newer method of identification which, when combined with DHCP can result in duplicate IP addresses when cloning VMs, even when the VMs have unique MAC addresses.

Springing into the Virtual DevOps Enterprise Summit, Europe 2021

Tasktop

Oh, and it just so happens that one of our favourite events of the year takes place too, providing the perfect opportunity for the DevOps community to come together: The virtual DevOps Enterprise Summit, Europe (18-20 May 2021). .

Why You Need to Build a Virtual Call Center Software?

Simform

With the rise in cloud-based software solutions, the market of traditional call centers is also shifting towards a more modernized solution known as virtual call center software. The post Why You Need to Build a Virtual Call Center Software?

Back-to-Basics Weekend Reading - Virtualizing Operating Systems.

All Things Distributed

Back-to-Basics Weekend Reading - Virtualizing Operating Systems. This weekends back-to-basics reading is on operating system virtualization. There are two papers that deserve the "classic" tag as they both form the basis for operating system virtualization that is in production today. Stanfords Disco, the predecessor of VMWare, uses a full hardware virtualization approach, where Cambridges Xen introduced us to paravirtualization. All Things Distributed.

AMD EPYC Processors in Azure Virtual Machines

SQL Performance

Back on December 5, 2017, Microsoft announced that they were using AMD EPYC 7551 processors in their storage-optimized Lv2-Series virtual machines. The key specifications for the Lsv2 series virtual machines are shown in Table 1. Azure Managed Disks are essentially logical disks that are actually virtual hard disks (VHD) that you can use with any Azure VM, regardless of the VM size. The post AMD EPYC Processors in Azure Virtual Machines appeared first on SQLPerformance.com.

AWS EC2 Virtualization 2017: Introducing Nitro

Brendan Gregg

Hardware virtualization for cloud computing has come a long way, improving performance using technologies such as VT-x, SR-IOV, VT-d, NVMe, and APICv. It's an exciting development in cloud computing: hardware virtualization is now fast. The rows of this table are virtualization types, and the cells show the type of virtualization and are colored by the expected performance. Virtualized in Hardware**: Hardware support for virtualization, and near bare-metal speeds.

Tungsten.js: UI Framework with Virtual DOM + Mustache Templates

Wayfair Tech

virtual DOMPerformance is top priority here at Wayfair, because improved performance means an improved customer experience. A significant piece of web performance is the time it takes to render, or generate, the markup for a page. Over the last several months we've worked hard to improve the render performance on our. Read more. Open Source Web Performance performance react.js tungsten tungsten.js

Create a Linux VM with KVM in 6 easy steps

n0derunner

Linux Virtualization linux virtualization ubuntu kvm qemuStep 1. Install KVM “KVM” Is shorthand for several technologies primarily KVM itself, QEMU and Livbirt. Like all tasks, life is considerably easier with the right tools. I suggest installing the following. Though not strictly necessary – rebooting after installing the above might save you some headaches Step 2.

AWS EC2 Virtualization 2017: Introducing Nitro

Brendan Gregg

Hardware virtualization for cloud computing has come a long way, improving performance using technologies such as VT-x, SR-IOV, VT-d, NVMe, and APICv. It's an exciting development in cloud computing: hardware virtualization is now fast. The rows of this table are virtualization types, and the cells show the type of virtualization and are colored by the expected performance. Virtualized in Hardware**: Hardware support for virtualization, and near bare-metal speeds.

Beam-Up Load Balancing: The Portable Next Generation App Experience

DZone

performance ci/cd firewall load balancer it operations network automation virtual appliance cloud data centers application delivery controller hybrid it

Presentation: Depending on If I Had Coffee or Not Your Application May Be High Risk

InfoQ

QCon Plus May 2021 Security Transcripts Performance & Scalability Security Assessment Virtual Panel DevOps presentationShannon Morrison, Scott Behrens discuss how to perform application risk analysis at scale. By Shannon Morrison, Scott Behrens.

QCOW 3 Ways

n0derunner

Linux VirtualizationHow to mount QCOW images as block devices tl;dr mount a guest vm filesystems (requires libguestfs-tools) sudo guestmount -d <vm-name> --ro -i <mountpoint> Mounting qcow guest disks on KVM host with guestmount If you are working with vanilla kvm and are on the KVM host the easiest way to mount disks (at least disks with … The post QCOW 3 Ways appeared first on n0derunner.

The Best Way to Host MySQL on Azure Cloud

Scalegrid

Azure Virtual Networks. Azure makes this easy to setup through the use of a Virtual Network (VNET) which can be configured for your MySQL servers. These are typically configured to communicate across a single network, but if you need to connect more than one region, you can create multiple VNETs to communicate through Virtual Network Peering.

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ScaleGrid DBaaS Expands MySQL Hosting Services Through AWS Cloud

Scalegrid

While all other DBaaS platforms require you to host through their service, ScaleGrid encourages users to host in the safety of their own accounts so they can leverage advanced security features like AWS Virtual Private Clouds (VPC) to protect their data from the internet, and Security Groups to lock down access to their servers. PALO ALTO, Calif.,

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4 elements of a highly effective continuous testing strategy

TechBeacon Testing

App Dev & Testing, Testing, Agile + DevOps Conference, Special Coverage: Agile + DevOps Virtual, Continuous TestingOften, when organizations plan and implement an effective test automation strategy, they believe that they are implementing continuous testing. They are wrong.

Seamlessly Extending the Data Center - Introducing Amazon Virtual Private Cloud

All Things Distributed

At this 3rd anniversary of the launch of Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2), it is amazing to see the impact this service has had on the industry.

The Best Way to Host MongoDB on DigitalOcean

Scalegrid

DigitalOcean specialized in SSD-based virtual machines called Droplets that are broken down into four simple categories. MongoDB is the #3 open source database and the #1 NoSQL database in the world. It’s a cross-platform document-oriented database that uses JSON-like documents with schema, and is leveraged broadly across startup apps up to enterprise-level businesses developing modern apps.

ScaleGrid Fully Managed Hosting for Redis™ Now Available on Azure

Scalegrid

Additionally, organizations can customize their Redis™ persistence and host through their own Azure account which allows them to leverage advanced cloud capabilities like Azure Virtual Networks (VNET), Security Groups, and Reserved Instances to reduce long-term hosting costs up to 60%. PALO ALTO, Calif., October 2, 2019 – ScaleGrid, a rapidly growing leader in the Database-as-a-Service (DBaaS) space, has just launched their new fully managed Hosting on Azure for Redis™ service.

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How To Connect To Your MongoDB Deployments Using Robo 3T GUI

Scalegrid

For our MongoDB Bring Your Own Cloud (BYOC) AWS deployments that are not open to the internet, this may mean selecting an instance that is allowed to connect to the Security Group and also has VPN connectivity to the Virtual Private Cloud (VPC). Robo 3T (formerly Robomongo) is a popular desktop graphical user interface (GUI) for your MongoDB hosting deployments that allows you to interact with your data through visual indicators instead of a text-based interface.

SQL Server Latches – Other Latches To Know About

SQL Performance

The ACCESS_METHODS_HOBT_VIRTUAL_ROOT Latch. To read the metadata containing the page ID of the root page, the thread has to acquire the ACCESS_METHODS_HOBT_VIRTUAL_ROOT latch in SH mode, to make sure the page ID isn’t in the process of changing.

You built a talented QA team. Here's how to keep them

TechBeacon Testing

App Dev & Testing, Testing, StarWEST Conference, Special Coverage: STARWEST Virtual + 2020, CareersAs a New York City public school teacher, I taught general music classes to up to 50 students, each with varying degrees of ability and readiness to learn.

Redis Cloud Gets Easier with Fully Managed Hosting on Azure

Scalegrid

Additionally, organizations can customize their Redis persistence and host through their own Azure account which allows them to leverage advanced cloud capabilities like Azure Virtual Networks (VNET), Security Groups, and Reserved Instances to reduce long-term hosting costs up to 60%. PALO ALTO, Calif., October 2, 2019 – ScaleGrid, a rapidly growing leader in the Database-as-a-Service (DBaaS) space, has just launched their new fully managed Redis on Azure service.

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ScaleGrid PostgreSQL on VMware Cloud Infrastructure

Scalegrid

VMware vVols (Virtual Volumes) allows your existing […].

A Dynamic Journey to Performance

Wayfair Tech

Excitement buzzed in the virtual air -- after multiple years of work, we were finally going live! As we ramped up our feature toggle, we were met with words no engineer wants to hear: “Your service isn’t performing fast enough. We need you to toggle off.” Our team quickly pivoted. Read more.

Understand metaverse through movies to connect with cryptocurrency

Tech News Gather

Virtual currencies are not only a new way to make money but also a new way to save it. You should also learn about virtual currencies’ history, trends, and mechanisms. Checking the documents carefully and understanding the details of each virtual currency is essential.

Optimising Largest Contentful Paint

CSS Wizardry

Although, I guess—technically—there must be like a few milliseconds compute overhead working out which combination of , srcset , sizes to use, but that will be mooted pretty quickly by virtually any other moving part along the way.). [link] [link] [link] [link] [link] [link] [link] [link].