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The benefits of performance testing with LoadRunner

The benefits of performance testing with LoadRunner

Often in IT projects, the last item to be considered is a performance test. This is a mistake! Poor performance leads to unhappy users. The key to any go-live event is to ensure that your system or application is ready and able to perform well under load (i.e. under the pressure of multiple users). By performance testing with LoadRunner and …
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healthy on call

5 simple tips for staying healthy on call

Like it or not, 100% availability is the expectation of most customers when accessing web services in 2018. There have never been as many people online as there are now, and people are less patient than ever if there is a delay or disruption in service. This demand for fast and uninterrupted access means that IT consultants and DevOps engineers …
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Interview with Symone Soum

Interview with Symone Soum

Last month, the world celebrated International Women’s Day, where hundreds of organisations across the globe came together with commitments to #PressForProgress. In the lead-up to IWD 2018, their website highlighted a free program that was recently launched by Vodafone and the non-profit social enterprise Code: First Girls. This initiative provides coding training to teenage girls across 26 countries in an …
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modern incident response

Improve customer experience with Modern Incident Response

Time is the enemy. This could be said for many things in life, but for businesses that are experiencing a disruption or degradation that impacts their ability to operate, every second can feel like a nightmare. When you’re trying to get digital or physical goods in the hands of your customers, experiencing a business-critical IT issue can have significant impacts …
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Monitoring Atlassian Suite with AppDynamics

Monitoring Atlassian Suite with AppDynamics

Millions of IT professionals use JIRA, Confluence, and Bitbucket daily as the backbone of their software lifecycle. These tools are critical to getting anything done in thousands of organisations. If you’re reading this, it’s safe to guess that’s the case for your organisation too! Application monitoring is crucial when your business relies on good application performance. Just knowing that your …
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5 quick tips for customising your SAP data in Splunk

5 quick tips for customising your SAP data in Splunk

Understanding how your SAP system is performing can be a time-consuming process. With multiple environments, servers, APIs, interfaces and applications, there are numerous pieces to the puzzle, and stitching together the end-to-end story requires a lot of work. That’s where SAP PowerConnect can assist. This SAP-certified tool simplifies the process by seamlessly collating your SAP metrics into a single command …
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SAP lifecycle

How to maintain versatility throughout your SAP lifecycle

There are many use cases for deploying a tool to monitor your SAP system. Releasing your application between test environments, introducing additional users to your production system, or developing new functionality—all of these introduce an element of risk to your application and environment. Whether you are upgrading to SAP HANA, moving data centres, or expanding your use of ECC modules …
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How to revitalise your performance testing in SAP

How to revitalise your performance testing in SAP

When you go live with a new system, feature, or application, you want to be confident in how your system will respond. Performance testing is a critical part of the development cycle for any new or updated application. Performance testing will push your SAP system to the limits, with the aim to find any performance or system bottlenecks before you …
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women in IT

Interview with Josie Janssen

A delicious, laneway breakfast kicked off International Women’s Day (IWD) for the JDS Melbourne team today. IWD 2018 is a great chance for reflection as we celebrate more women in our leadership, technical, and business roles than ever before—a trend that we hope gains speed in the local tech industry. While women in STEM have come a long way in …
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PowerConnect

Visualise and consolidate your data with SAP PowerConnect for Splunk

SAP systems can be complex. If you have multiple servers and operating systems across different data centres and the cloud, it’s often difficult to know what’s happening under the hood. SAP PowerConnect for Splunk makes it easier than ever to get valuable insight into your SAP system, using its intuitive visual interface and consolidated system data. Leverage the power of …
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Reserve and import data through Micro Focus ALM

Reserve and import data through Micro Focus ALM

Micro Focus Application Lifecycle Management’s (ALM) workflow is one of its most powerful features, allowing you to extend ALM’s capabilities and integrate with third-party solutions. JDS recently helped a client leverage this capability by integrating with a Test Data Management (TDM) solution to improve their Testing Lifecycle. The client wanted the ability to reserve data through ALM and import data …
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Meet us at the ServiceNow Future of Work tour

Meet us at the ServiceNow Future of Work tour

As a Silver Services Partner with ServiceNow, JDS is proud to be a sponsor of the current ServiceNow Future of Work tour. This roadshow of events is taking place across Australia in February and March. “The ServiceNow Future of Work Tour will help you start empowering employees to do their best work now. Wherever you are on your ServiceNow journey …
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