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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.

Close your DevOps loop – Playbooks as Code can help

Close your DevOps loop – Playbooks as Code can help

DevOps is all about enriching your end-user experience. Continuous feedback to improve your applications is an important discipline. The faster you respond to (external) changes the better. Disruptions in production need...
GitLab 2021 Global DevSecOps Survey

DevSecOps is not easy, but it is moving forward

DevSecOps is not easy but it is moving forward For the fifth year in a row, GitLab on May 4 2021 releases the DevSecOps report. The report is drawn up by requesting...
Security for containers, Kubernetes, and Cloud with Sysdig

Security for containers, Kubernetes, and Cloud with Sysdig

Security for containers, Kubernetes, and Cloud. This is the catchphrase presented prominently on the Sysdig website, a tool that supports the implementation of DevSecOps. This article provides an overview of the...
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...
Monitor system

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...