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Worth a Look: Public Grafana Dashboards

There are countless Grafana dashboards that will only ever be seen internally. But there are also a number of large organizations that have made their dashboards public for a variety of uses. These dashboards can be interesting to browse, giving you an insider’s peek into how real Grafana users set up their visualizations, with actual live data to boot. Perhaps some of them will inspire you to get to work on your own Grafana?

stackify

AKS Cluster Performance: How to Better Operate Kubernetes in Azure

AKS is the managed service from Azure for Kubernetes. When you create an AKS cluster, Azure creates and operates the Kubernetes control plane for you at no cost. The only thing you do as a user is to say how many worker nodes you’d like, plus other configurations we’ll see in this post. So, with that in mind, how can you improve the AKS cluster performance of a service in which Azure pretty much manages almost everything?

onpage

Takeaways From ServiceNow’s Knowledge 2019

We had a great time in Las Vegas, attending ServiceNow’s Knowledge 2019 conference. We enjoyed everything the city has to offer, while also exploring the latest on IT workflow transformations. Though there are several valuable experiences to report on, I’ll cover just a few takeaways from Knowledge ‘19 and how it resonated with the OnPage team.

cloudpassage

CloudPassage ‘Apple Effect’ white paper wins Hermes Creative Award

I’m pleased to announce that CloudPassage’s very own Gregg Rodriguez received a Platinum Hermes Creative Award for his white paper on “Why Security Should Care About ‘The Apple Effect’– How Cloud Computing Unlocks Continuous Innovation.” The CloudPassage white paper examines how Apple’s culture of continuous innovation enabled the company to deliver new products on such a regular basis that consumers now expect that something new is coming. A phenomenon known as “the Apple Effect.”

veriato

Five Common Insider Threat Profiles

Insider Threats come in many different shapes and forms and can be a frustrating problem to diagnose. Adding to the problem is the fact that even the most reliable and seemingly harmless employees can change in an instant and pose a threat. Protecting your company against these sometimes-unpredictable actors requires an understanding of the various profiles that exist and their motivations.

bigpanda

Single Pane or Single Pain of Glass?

A lot has been written about the ever-elusive “Single Pane of Glass” (or SPOG). From calling it a myth like BigFoot or The Loch Ness Monster , to reporting that “a centralized, service-centric view into IT environments has become a must-have capability for IT Operations” (2018 Digital Enterprise Journal Study), both opponents and proponents admit that the implementation of a centralized view into IT Ops is a real need, but at the same time, a major operational challenge.

honeycomb

Stop Your Database From Hating You With This One Weird Trick

Let’s not bury the lede here: we use Observability-Driven Development at Honeycomb to identify and prevent DB load issues. Like every online service, we experience this familiar cycle. This is not a bad thing! It’s a normal thing. Databases are easy to start with and do an excellent job of holding important data. There are many variations of this story and many ways to manage and deal with the growth, from caching to read replicas to sharding to separation of different types of data and so on.

sentry

Introducing Snuba: Sentry's New Search Infrastructure

For most of 2018, we worked on an overhaul of our underlying event storage system. We’d like to introduce you to the result of this work — Snuba, the primary storage and query service for event data that powers Sentry in production. Backed by ClickHouse, an open source column-oriented database management system, Snuba is now used for search, graphs, issue detail pages, rule processing queries, and every feature mentioned in our push for greater visibility.