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Cloud Providers Health Report - October 2022

Check our October 2022 health report on the top most popular cloud providers. We analyze the health of the cloud providers based on the number of outages and problems during the month. The source of the data is made available by the cloud providers themselves via their status page. We normalize it and use it to generate the report.


Tips and tricks on optimizing your API performance

APIs play a critical role in the overall performance of an application because it benefits customers to streamline the purchasing of their products and services. APIs should be correct, fast, secure, available, and reliable. Developers can determine API performance by defining performance tests—functional and load tests—and monitor it by tracking various metrics like the number of requests to API endpoints, time taken by an API endpoint to respond, and the amount of data responded to.


Logic App Best practices, Tips, and Tricks: #19 Protect your Logic Apps (Part I)

Today I’m going to speak about another important Best practice, Tips and Tricks that you need to take into consideration while you are designing and maintaining your business processes (Logic Apps): Protect your Logic Apps.

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Internxt - a Secure Cloud Storage

Online cloud storage has taken over the world. Anyone working with computers is familiar with at least one cloud service, and the field is packed with competitors, all offering virtually the same thing. Cloud storage lets users save files from anywhere and access them anywhere. Internxt doesn’t bring any new revolutionary features to the cloud storage world, but it revolutionizes how it works. With Internxt, it’s less what it does and more how it does it.


The Amazing Economics of Cloud Computing and Something Called Capital

Earlier, before the advent of cloud computing, businesses used to have their data centers. These data centers were expensive to set up and maintain. They required a lot of expertise to manage. As a result, only large enterprises could afford them. However, with cloud computing, even small and medium businesses can now take advantage of this emerging and forward-thinking technology. Data shows that businesses that use cloud technologies tend to grow faster, be more profitable, and generate more jobs.


Hidden Costs of Cloud Networking: Optimizing for the Cloud - Part 3

I used the first two parts of this series to lay out my case for how and why cloud-based networks can effectively “Trojan horse” costs into your networking spend and highlighted some real-world instances I’ve come across in my career. In the third and final installment of this series, I want to focus on ways you can optimize your personnel and cloud infrastructures to prevent or offset some of these novel costs.

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On-premises, Cloud First or Cloud Repatriation - What's the Trend? Which is Best?

Should you leave the cloud? Is cloud migration reversing? Is cloud repatriation a growing trend? On-premises vs. Cloud – which is best? How do you futureproof your IT and protect your business through recession or uncertainty, whether that’s in Cloud or On-prem? Today’s article is about keeping your options open within the context of recent economic and technological trends.


What's in an instrumentation? An SQS and Python study

At Lumigo, we keep improving the coverage and quality of our distributed tracing instrumentation to give you, through Lumigo’s transactions, the most accurate and intuitive representation of how your distributed system behaves. In this blog, we cover a recent development for the Amazon SQS instrumentation in Lumigo’s OpenTelemetry distro for Python, providing a seamless experience for a scenario that otherwise would result in confusing, broken transactions and lost insights.


The Ultimate RDS Instance Types Guide: What You Need To Know

Amazon’s Relational Database Service (Amazon RDS) offers a variety of database instances, which can be confusing at first. In this guide, we'll clarify what each RDS instance class, family, type, and size means in under 15 minutes. Let's start at the beginning.