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SLOs Just Became Important Back in the good old days of monolithic applications, most developers and application owners relied on tribal knowledge for what performance…

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“I need to be notified if there’s a significant event ongoing with SignalFx.” This is what I tell my team. However, despite being the CTO…

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This is a guest post by Ilan Rabinovitch, Director of Product Management at Datadog. The convergence of rapid feature development, automation, continuous delivery, and the shifting…

Becoming more operationally mature isn’t something that happens overnight after implementing some new tools. At its core, it’s a concerted effort in shifting culture so…

In our always-on, IoT-enabled, cloud-connected, big data age, we face a major paradox: it’s now easier than ever to collect large amounts of data —…

| In Best Practices & Insights, Monitoring

Monitoring applications and systems is one thing — knowing what to do with all the data being gathered is quite another. Most IT organizations today…

Your high school history teacher no doubt delivered to you some variation on George Santayana’s famous remark that, “those who cannot remember the past are…

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Avoiding Noise in Incident Management Suppression. According to the thesaurus, this word is synonymous with terms like deletion, elimination, and annihilation. Yet within the context…

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Smart devices require smart monitoring. That’s not a platitude. It’s an imperative. In fact, the smarter the device, the smarter you need to be about…

Thanks to the DevOps movement, we now understand why software delivery chains that consist of a series of silos are bad. They complicate communication between…

| In Monitoring, Technology

Big data is old news. Today, the key to leveraging data effectively is to do fast data. In a similar fashion, traditional incident management—which entails…

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