How to monitor 1,000 network devices using Sensu Go and Ansible (in under 10 minutes)

Network monitoring at scale is an age-old problem in IT. In this post, I’ll discuss a brief history of network monitoring tools — including the pain points of legacy technology when it came to monitoring thousands of devices — and share my modern-day solution using Sensu Go and Ansible.


Logging in a DevOps environment: what you should know

DevOps is the new normal, and cloud here is to stay – sound familiar? When you combine the two and distill the technology at the core, what you end up with is the realization of the importance of logs and log management. This is because logs at multiple levels help DevOps teams understand their application and even allow them to detect and address application issues before being promoted into production.


New Serverless Plugin for IOpipe Monitoring and Observability via AWS Lambda Layers

IOpipe just released a new Serverless plugin to add monitoring and observability to your Lambda functions without requiring code changes. If you’re using the Serverless Framework to build, deploy, and operate your applications on AWS Lambda, we built our new plugin to make it simple for developers to get realtime high-resolution invocation metrics and intuitive debugging for their serverless applications.


Veriato impacts UK police force

Veriato, the leader in the user activity monitoring and analysis market, today reported that their inaugural Police User Group was a resounding success seeing Police staff attend from all over the UK. The event hosted in London demonstrated Veriato's ongoing commitment in providing an essential active monitoring solution used by Professional Standards and Anti-Corruption units across 75% of UK Police forces.


The Sales Slip-Ups That Are Holding Your MSP Back

Recurring revenue is the Holy Grail for managed service providers. Unfortunately, it’s an area of the business that most MSPs struggle with. They can’t sell enough new clients, don’t attract the right types of clients, or can’t command the right price. I’ve devoted the last 20 years of my life to understanding, mastering, and teaching others the keys to growing recurring revenue and increasing profitability. Here’s where I see most MSPs falling off the rails.


What's new in the Hue Data Warehouse Editor in Cloudera 6.2

Self-service exploratory analytics is one of the most common use cases we see by our customers running on Cloudera’s Data Warehouse solution. With the recent release of Cloudera 6.2, we continue to improve the end user query experience with Hue, focusing on easier SQL query troubleshooting and increased compatibility with Hive. Read on to learn more and try it out in one-click at


Information on open source vulnerabilities is as distributed as the community

Nothing gets the AppSec / InfoSec community abuzz quite like a good old 0-day vulnerability. I mean, what’s not to love here? These vulnerabilities involve the thrill of adversaries knowing something we don’t, giving them a path to sail through our defenses to break into that sweet data inside. They are the James Bond of the security space — suave, sexy, and deadly.


Thanks, Gartner! We're in the 2019 Magic Quadrant for APM

It’s raining accolades for ManageEngine Applications Manager, and we’re psyched! After being named a January 2019 Gartner Peer Insights Customers’ Choice for Application Performance Monitoring Suites, Gartner has also recognized Applications Manager as a niche player in its 2019 Magic Quadrant for Application Performance Monitoring.

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How to Troubleshoot Java Application Slowness Using Java Transaction Tracing

The performance of any application is measured by its availability and responsiveness. When an application is slow, IT operations staff must troubleshoot the cause of slowness, identify it and resolve it. While application performance problems may be caused by issues in the supporting infrastructure, often the issues are related to the application components themselves.