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July 2022


MongoDB Monitoring | Beginner's Guide to MongoDB performance monitoring

In this guide, we will discuss the different aspects of MongoDB performance monitoring. MongoDB provides a set of tools and command-line utilities to monitor MongoDB instances. But first, you need to know what metrics should be monitored. Once you understand the performance metrics, you can create workflows and processes to keep a check on your MongoDB cluster’s health and performance.

How To Secure Your Business Digitally?

If there is one thing you should never handle with levity over your company, then it has to be your data security. There is a consistent record of data breaches occurring every day. And a Risk-based Security report claims data breaches exposed 22 billion records in 2021! That's a massive blow to the confidentiality of private and sensitive records! And the type of crimes these data thefts can be used to perpetrate is even costlier on companies and their customers.

Not 3 pillars but a single whole to help customers solve issues faster

Wherever you read about observability, you are told that there are "3 pillars" of observability - Metrics, Traces and Logs. An image that is generally projected is something like this. But wait a minute, why are there only three pillars, and does it really matter to the end user? At the end of the day, users are just trying to solve their problems fast.

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Classifying Severity Levels for Your Organization

Major outages are bound to occur in even the most well-maintained infrastructure and systems. Being able to quickly classify the severity level also allows your on-call team to respond more effectively. Imagine a scenario where your on-call team is getting critical alerts every 15 minutes, user complaints are piling up on social media, and since your platform is inoperative revenue losses are mounting every minute. How do you go about getting your application back on track? This is where understanding incident severity and priority can be invaluable. In this blog we look at severity levels and how they can improve your incident response process.


Monitor Citrix Hypervisor performance with Datadog

Citrix Hypervisor, formerly known as Citrix XenServer, is a type 1 hypervisor that enables organizations to run and manage an entire virtual infrastructure—including VMs, virtual desktops, and virtual applications. Organizations can also use Citrix Hypervisor to optionally host these virtual workloads with higher availability and flexibility by implementing managed server groups called resource pools.


How Events and APIs Enable Modern Real-Time Applications

Instead of just opening up closed-off systems via APIs, many businesses are looking to use event-based triggers as well to react to changes in real time. Competitive pressures are driving the need for new thinking when it comes to developing applications that help a business react in real time. Being able to make real-time decisions based on events is at the heart of those efforts.


Deploying web applications on Kubernetes with continuous integration

Containers and microservices have revolutionized the way applications are deployed on the cloud. Since its launch in 2014, Kubernetes has become a de-facto standard as a container orchestration tool. In this tutorial, you will learn how to deploy a Node.js application on Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS) with continuous integration and continuous deployment (CI/CD).


3 Ways Educational Institutions Can Avoid IT Tool Sprawl

As more and more money enters the state and local government budgets from pandemic relief funds like The Coronavirus State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funds (SLFRF) program, the prospect of IT tool sprawl is becoming more prevalent than ever before. While the SLFRF program has presented enormous opportunities for state and local agencies, waste and fraud are almost a given, considering the amount of money being distributed to bolster agency systems.