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The cost of QA is falling, LinkedIn's scale achievements, and taking care of the details

Hi folks,

Welcome back to Performance Matters.

In this edition, we have something for everyone. Read about how the cost of software quality could be falling, LinkedIn Engineering's deep dive on Linux filesystem performance regressions, and the virtual summit coming to your screens soon.


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A move in the right direction

The results are in: Quality assurance (QA) testing quality is going up while costs are coming down. The share of IT budget allocated to QA testing has been falling year-on-year for the last four years.

What does that mean for software teams?

Preserving software quality

From formatting code to writing docs, the mundane tasks could be the most important.

Build a culture of quality

Linux perf. regressions

LinkedIn shares a new set of learnings from refining their processes for scale.

Read the case study


The cause of Twitter's outage is still unclear

“We have no evidence of a security breach or hack, and we’re currently investigating internal causes,” a Twitter spokesperson said in a statement to The Verge.

So what happened?


DevOps Experience

Returning for its third year, DevOps Experience is back with more great stories of DevOps transformations, including talks on observability and monitoring. With speakers from Netflix, Microsoft, and more, it's worth adding to the calendar.

Get the details and see the line-up

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