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Open-source Telemetry Pipelines: An Overview

Imagine a well-designed plumbing system with pipes carrying water from a well, a reservoir, and an underground storage tank to various rooms in your house. It will have valves, pumps, and filters to ensure the water is of good quality and is supplied with adequate pressure. It will also have pressure gauges installed at some key points to monitor whether the system is functioning efficiently. From time to time, you will check pressure, water purity, and if there are any issues across the system.

Beginner's Guide to Kubernetes Troubleshooting

Kubernetes troubleshooting is a critical skill for developers and system administrators managing containerized applications. It involves diagnosing and resolving issues within a Kubernetes cluster, ensuring that applications run smoothly and efficiently. Troubleshooting can range from simple configuration errors to complex networking issues, requiring a deep understanding of Kubernetes architecture and components.

Supporting Next-Level Enterprise Scale in Software Development

What it means to be “enterprise grade” has changed. In software development, the size of new artifacts and the pace of development has increased dramatically. Developers are now releasing new components daily, if not multiple times a day. With containerization, and now AI/ML models, new pieces of software can be multiple GBs or larger.

Nearly Everything You Need To Know About Vantage DX

Vantage DX, the only Experience Management Solution purpose-built for Microsoft Teams. This might well be your first-time hearing about Vantage DX. If it is…welcome! We’re here to help enterprises improve their communication and collaboration by giving them the tools they need to understand what is and isn’t working with their Microsoft Teams setup. Here’s just a quick starter to give you some idea of what Vantage DX is capable of.

This Earth Day, Gain New Sustainability Insights from your IT Infrastructure with OpsRamp and HPE

It’s April 22 and everybody knows today is Earth Day. But do you know how much energy your IT infrastructure is consuming and what that translates to in cost and carbon footprint? As we place more demands on our IT infrastructure to store and manage the reams of data we’re collecting and run advanced analytics and artificial intelligence on that data, we are inevitably consuming more energy in our data centers.

Revealing unknowns in your tracing data with inferred spans in OpenTelemetry

In the complex world of microservices and distributed systems, achieving transparency and understanding the intricacies and inefficiencies of service interactions and request flows has become a paramount challenge. Distributed tracing is essential in understanding distributed systems. But distributed tracing, whether manually applied or auto-instrumented, is usually rather coarse-grained.

Data Center Energy Consumption Trends of 2024

Data centers are the backbone of our increasingly interconnected world. They power everything from streaming services to AI, handling vast amounts of data every second. However, this technological advancement comes at a cost, with energy consumption being a significant concern. In fact, data center energy consumption is forecasted to double by 2026. As we venture further into 2024, it is important to review some of the key trends around energy consumption in data centers.

How to Monitor & Identify Google Meet Performance Issues

Virtual meetings have become essential for businesses, connecting teams and enabling collaboration from anywhere. Google Meet has been a reliable platform for these meetings, but ensuring smooth performance requires some know-how. In this article, we'll break down how to monitor and identify Google Meet performance issues. Whether you're an IT professional, network admin, or remote user, this guide is tailored to help you optimize your virtual meetings.

Every second counts in our UI

Downtime has always been shown in minutes, hours, and days but for shorter downtimes you would see "0m" even if the actual downtime was less than a minute. We've updated the UI to show downtime in seconds. This means no more manually calculating brief outages — you’ll see exactly how long the system was down :) Did you know you can add notes to downtime periods?