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Monitoring is an activity performed against applications and systems to determine their state and health. From basic uptime and performance tests to gathering application- and business-level telemetry; monitoring is a broad field. The main use case of monitoring is to detect problems and anomalies, determining root cause, performance and capacity bottlenecks.

Defects

Dealing with DevOps Metrics and KPIs

Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) are a great principle to measure how well your organization performs. DevOps accelerates the automation of (almost) everything within the entire organization. Therefore you need useful KPIs...
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Being on call – tips & tricks to get most out of alerts

DevOps teams are responsible for their workloads from the early stages of development up until production. All team-members now face what sysadmins already know: being on call. In a true DevOps...
Remain fast – identify and fix the problems in your feedback loop

Remain fast – identify and fix the problems in your feedback loop

DevOps teams have so many things to concentrate on. Their primary focus is to deliver useful business features quickly and reliably. Feedback loops help to define if these features are worth...
Chronosphere Releases their Monitoring Product, raises $43 Million Series B

Chronosphere Releases their Monitoring Product, raises $43 Million Series B

Back in March, Amazic World reported on Chronosphere, a solution helping DevOps engineers make sense of the immense volume of operational telemetry coming out of metrics and monitoring systems. Chronosphere’s mission...
Shadow IT

Coming out of the dark – what is shadow IT and how to deal...

Everyone who works in a large organization knows it: there are (probably) a lot of IT projects that are not officially sanctioned. Although not a new phenomenon, it is important to...

Sysdig stabilizes Prometheus with PROMCAT

Prometheus is a very popular opensource monitoring solution and it has changed the way that enterprises monitor their cloud-native environments. However, choosing the right plugins has been haphazard but no more...
F5 Container Ingress Services

F5 Container Ingress Services blends BIG-IP with cloud-native workloads

In this final installment of our Amazic World series sponsored by F5, we’re looking at F5’s continued investments in datacenter security for container deployments using F5 Container Ingress Services. This is post...
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Guidelines to become a Business Technology Company

Perhaps everyone in the IT industry has heard the phrase software is eating the world. Whoever uses this phrase emphasizes that IT and software applications become more and more important in...
Fluentd_logs everything from everywhere

Fluentd – logs everything from everywhere

Every component in your application landscape should log (part of) its activity for troubleshooting and security auditing purposes. This helps developers check debug logs when they are developing an application, or...
VMware acquires Datrium and Blue Medora

VMware acquires Datrium and Blue Medora

VMware has been digging deep into their pocket change this week with not one but two acquisition announcements. Firstly VMware announced their intention to acquire Datrium, a data storage and resilience...