test in production
Dale Frohman: Should we test in production?

It’s always exciting when your work is recognized! We appreciate that Dale Frohman chose to include us in his most recent blog on LinkedIn –

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Feature Spotlight: Service Mocks

Why Mocks? Nowadays APIs are the de facto method of communication between services.  With all the connections points, setting up environments to efficiently build and

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GitLab 2021 DevSecOps Survey Key Findings

For the last several years, GitLab has run a major survey about the trends facing the DevSecOps community. This year over 4,000 people responded to

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Top 15 Kubernetes Resources

Top 15 Kubernetes Resources While Kubernetes is a very powerful and comprehensive application, it can also be very complicated and confusing to new users. Thankfully,

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Replay Single Transactions for Root Cause Analysis

Speedscale was built primarily to provide engineering teams with better insight into their applications over time, replaying single transactions for root cause analysis that give

testing in production
Testing in Production: How Did We Get Here?

Testing in production simply means testing new code changes in production, with live traffic, in order to test the system’s reliability, resiliency, and stability. It

Top 5 Kubernetes Load-Testing Tools and How They C...

Top 5 Kubernetes Load-Testing Tools and How They Compare It’s not for nothing that Kubernetes is a popular choice for running a cloud workload. It

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Feature Spotlight: Golden Signals

As a team we have spent many years troubleshooting performance problems in production systems. Applications have gotten so complex you need a standard methodology to

API Diff View
Feature spotlight: Auto Diff – New code vs P...

When making changes to applications these days, it’s hard to understand and predict the impact of those changes before you deploy.  API connections are multiplying,

Trends in 2021 Dev-Led Landscape

This is a follow-on from a September 2020 post about the Developer-Led Landscape. Nowadays developers are in the driver’s seat regarding a lot of decisions

The Developer-Led Landscape

In a recent article by Tyler Jewell (Dell Technologies Capital), he covers the way that developers are now influencing technology decisions. This trend is changing

Capturing network traffic during container startup

How can I capture network traffic during container startup? Microservices help increase engineering velocity, but most engineers are still in the early stages of understanding

Dwight test in production
Automate All the Things

Let’s face it. Nobody sits down at their laptop and thinks “Yes! I can’t wait to write some tests.” But if you write code, chances

Building a Kubernetes friendly CLI

If you’re working with Kubernetes (k8s) on a daily basis you probably spend a lot of time with command line interfaces (CLIs) like kubectl and

Data Privacy and SaaS 2.0

Architecture is fate. This quote hung heavy in my mind as we set out to design the first production version of Speedscale. I can’t find

The Kubernetes Native Architecture

While the concept of Cloud Native architectures has taken off in the past few years, there is a new trend emerging. In an effort to

Defeat the Triple Threat

Defeat the Triple Threat “How do we treat these 3 things as a unit?” We set out to start a company, and I wanted to

Longer-Log

Stress test your APIs with real world scenarios.  Collect and replay traffic without scripting.

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