Sit back and enjoy golden hour today. Maybe even spend that time catching up with our authors. You can peruse through what they’ve been writing about below.
A Guide to Log Filtering: Tips for IT Pros
As an IT professional, you’ll find log messages are one way to catch errors and solve your problems. As much as log messages are helpful, they can be confusing because a lot of messages—even the log messages you don’t need to see—are generated by the server. Instead of making your life easier, log messages can make things harder for you because unnecessary error messages are being logged. Find out more in this post from Mathews Musukuma on Solarwinds’ blog.
Monitoring and Troubleshooting Tomcat Logs
Monitoring and analyzing an application server’s logs is essential to ensure the efficiency of applications functioning on a server. Additionally, these measures provide support to resolve or prevent potential issues in a timely fashion. Tomcat is the most common web server in use, with most of its users being Java developers. However, it has some log management challenges. Learn more from Daniel de Oliveira on Solarwinds’ blog.
Monitoring WordPress Error Logs With Papertrail
Like with any software application, maintaining the app after deployment is critical. It’s important to have methods to check its status when issues inevitably arise. One of the first things most technical professionals will do when diagnosing issues is to check the logs. This way, you can dig deeper into an issue and determine the root cause. With WordPress, this process is no different than with any other software application. Find out more from Dave Farinelli on Solarwinds’ blog.
Agile Testing: How QA Works When Your Team Goes Agile
Your company is going Agile. Now everyone talks about frequent and iterative deployments. If you’re a tester or QA person, that can scare you about what your world will look like. Will you be expected to test a codebase that changes daily with no breaks or time to breathe? Alternatively, you’ve heard that some teams do away with QA and testers once they go agile. How will you survive? What is QA’s role in agile? Sylvia Fronczak might be able to answer your questions in this post on Testim’s blog.
Product Roadmaps: A Complete Introductory Guide With Examples
Building a product doesn’t happen overnight. It takes time and effort. Thus, you can’t just turn a blind eye while your product’s growing, and you would want to know what’s happening throughout. There are different ways of knowing what’s happening in your product development life cycle. This post covers one of them: product roadmaps. Learn more from Omkar Hiremath on Plutora’s blog.
Weighted Shortest Job First: Using and Calculating WSJF
Weighted shortest job first (WSJF) acts as a model to prioritize a stream of tasks. For example, a DevOps team often manages multiple initiatives or projects. How does the team know what initiatives they should prioritize? The WSJF model helps them calculate a score for each initiative. Next, they can sort the initiatives by the scores into a sequence so they know how to prioritize their initiatives. The calculation itself takes as input the cost of delay and either the job duration or the job size. Learn all about it from Michiel Mulders on Plutora’s blog.