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Best practices for monitoring Microsoft Azure platform logs

Microsoft Azure provides a suite of cloud computing services that allow organizations across every industry to deploy, manage, and monitor full-scale web applications. As you expand your Azure-based applications, securing the full scope of your cloud resources becomes an increasingly complex task. Azure platform logs record the who, what, when, and where of all user-performed and service account activity within your Azure environment.


What Is NullReferenceException? Object reference not set to an instance of an object

“Object Reference Not Set to an instance of an object.” Cast the first stone those who never struggled with this error message when they were a beginner C#/.NET programmer. This infamous and dreaded error message happens when you get a NullReferenceException. This exception is thrown when you try to access a member—for instance, a method or a property—on a variable that currently holds a null reference. But what is a null reference?


Architecting Apache Kafka for GDPR compliance

Once upon a time (2017), in an office far far away, you may have been cornered in a conversation with someone from Legal about GDPR. It could have gone something like this: “You there, Data Engineer” “Yep, that’s me” “What PII do we have residing in this Apache Kafka database?” You probably mumbled something about Kafka not being a database. “And who can read/ write the data?


How To - Monitor Multi-Cloud with Catchpoint

Many companies have adopted a multi-cloud environment for their services and many more plan to expand cloud usage in the future. As more VMs and workloads transition to public and private clouds, it is becoming clear that multi-cloud is becoming a standard or benchmark rather than something optional that businesses want to ‘try out’.


JSON to InfluxDB with Telegraf and Starlark

Data platforms — or databases with sets of APIs for flexibly working with data — are quintessential backbones for those who rely heavily on being able to change how they obtain data and work with their data over time. A good data platform will provide you the necessary tools to glean the insights you need to solve tangible problems. That platform should also hopefully make it so you don’t have a bad time doing it!

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The Digital Workspace Monitoring Journey

One of the best parts of our job is enabling you to become the best #ITPerformanceHero that you can be. But behind the scenes, eG Innovations is filled with talented team members who wear their own IT Hero capes. We want to take some time to introduce you to a few of them, who make eG Innovations the leading performance monitoring company in the market. We’re pleased to introduce Babu Sundaram, Head of Product Engineering at eG Innovations.

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UptimeRobot March 2021 Update: New Integrations, Heartbeat & SSL Improvements

While the world is getting more optimistic with the wave of vaccine options, we’re looking forward to introducing you to our latest news. We’re happy to say we managed to fulfill some of our last year’s promises and are still working on our plans and improving UptimeRobot. We introduced a completely redesigned mobile app and new status pages, with many new features. We entered the new year enthusiastically and kept on being busy. Let’s take a look at what’s new!