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How to install the Site24x7 APM Insight Node.js agent

This video will walk you through the process of installing the Site24x7 APM Insight Node.js agent. The APM Insight Node.js agent automatically instruments supported frameworks (like Express, Koa, and Hapi) and records interesting events, like HTTP requests, database queries, errors, exceptions, web API calls, and remote calls. This installation method works in both Linux and Windows environments. Related notes and links

How to verify the license key for a .NET application

Learn how to verify the license key when the.NET monitor fails to be created in the Site24x7 web client. About Site24x7 Site24x7 offers unified cloud monitoring for DevOps and ITOps. Monitor the experience of real users accessing websites and applications from desktop and mobile devices. Site24x7's in-depth monitoring capabilities enable DevOps teams to monitor and troubleshoot applications, servers, and network infrastructures (including private and public clouds). End-user experience monitoring is done from over 90 locations across the world and various wireless carriers.
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Supporting Key Business Applications in the Cloud is Challenging: A Real-World Case Study

These days, many IT executives believe that it is easier to deploy applications in the cloud than on-prem. They are also often under the misconception that once an application is hosted in the cloud, it is the responsibility of the cloud service provider to maintain the availability and performance of the application.


Grafana vs Splunk - Key Features and Differences

Grafana and Splunk are both used as monitoring tools. But while Grafana is majorly used as a data visualization tool, Splunk is an enterprise security and observability platform. Monitoring tools are essential for any business that wants to have visibility into its IT infrastructure. They provide real-time data that can be used to identify and troubleshoot problems. Grafana and Splunk are two of the most popular monitoring tools on the market. So, which one is better for your business?


10 Best RUM Tools for Improving Your User Experience

Having user-friendly programs is paramount for any software company’s success. To gain a better understanding of your users’ experience and enjoyment, it’s vital that you learn how customers interact with your app or website. Real user monitoring (RUM) solutions enable your company to visualize how users interact with your software, helping you learn what works best for your customers so you can thrive against the competition.


Fintech APM: Considerations, Benefits, and Tools

In the last few years, fintech enterprises have disrupted the financial services and banking industry by taking everything computing technology offers – from machine learning to blockchain – and turning it up a notch. Traditional financial institutions must now compete with challenger banks offering electronic payment alternatives, peer-to-peer lending, and investment apps.


Complete Guide to Distributed Tracing with OpenTelemetry - Part II

In the previous article, we learned what distributed tracing is, why it is necessary, how to do tracing, encountered challenges with existing tracing tools, and finally discovered that there is a more mature option available for the industry to adopt in terms of telemetry and observability. In this article, we will be trying to understand OpenTelemetry in more depth. To begin, we will examine how OpenTelemetry addresses some of the issues confronting the observability ecosystem.


Use library injection to auto-instrument and trace your Kubernetes applications with Datadog APM

Many organizations rely on distributed tracing in Datadog APM to gain end-to-end visibility into the performance of their Kubernetes applications. But as teams grow, it can become impractical for them to manually configure each new application with the libraries and environment variables needed for tracing.


Complete Guide to Distributed Tracing with OpenTelemetry - Part I

Have you heard about traces? Most likely, yes! Do you confuse it with auditing? Hope not. Today, we're going to talk about tracing, specifically “Distributed Tracing,” and do a deep dive into it. Once we’re familiar with distributed tracing, we will show you how to implement it with OpenTelemetry - a new-age observability framework.