Keep Your Company Safe: The ARRR Pillars - SolarWinds Lab Episode #64

In this episode, Head Geeks explain the ARRR Pillars (Availability, Reliability, Resiliency, and Recoverability) and how applying them in practice can help keep your company safe. We'll cover patch reporting and analytics, cloud logging best practices, and disaster recovery using backup best practices.

Wavefront by VMware's Ongoing Commitment to the FoundationDB Open Source Project

We are very pleased to see FoundationDB released as open source. Wavefront by VMware was one of the early users of FoundationDB, and is today one of the largest production users of this technology. FoundationDB is a high-performance, NoSQL database that makes it possible to store more data faster and cheaper than ever before, and in a way that overcomes key drawbacks in similar database technologies.


Employee Monitoring Ethics | Ethically Monitoring Employees

All employers want to create a workplace where employees feel safe, valued, and trusted. We know that work satisfaction breeds life satisfaction, and generates more productivity and engagement among employees. As leaders, we naturally question the ethicality of any system involving data and privacy, because we want to make sure our workforce feels protected and trusted. When it comes to employee monitoring, the practice can sound much more sinister than it actually is.

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Master your website speed with these free tools

Speed matters! At least as far as getting the right information at the right time is concerned. When surfing the Internet, one of the most noticeable aspects about a website is its loading speed. After typing in a URL or clicking on a link, everyone expects to be directed to their desired website in under a second, or if not, in at most 2 seconds. And any website that takes more than that to serve information starts getting on a user’s nerves.


Challenges to Traditional Cloud Computing: Security, Data, Resiliency

Cloud computing has been around for so long now that cloud is basically a household word. Yet, despite how widespread cloud computing has become, continued adoption of the cloud is now being challenged by new types of use cases that people and companies are developing for cloud environments.