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Apr 15, 2019 | By Jess Richter
Containerization is more than just a trendy topic nowadays. With the rise of hybrid cloud environments and the ever-expanding adoption of containers, it’s important to start thinking about how to maintain visibility in these environments. Monitoring hybrid clouds presents many of the same challenges any hybrid environment would, but with the many moving parts that come with containers, there are additional challenges to take on as you begin a transition.
Apr 8, 2019 | By Jess Richter
The weeks of March 4 and March 11 weren’t great for the popular project management and team communication software Basecamp. Basecamp’s CTO, David Heinemeier Hansson (also known as DHH) wrote two very honest posts about the outages and promised to do better for their customers.
Apr 2, 2019 | By Jess Richter
We’ve mentioned security and DNSSEC in a few different places in this series, but we wanted to give DNSSEC basics proper attention as we put together our final post on DNS. Due to the nature of DNS, it’s just not secure on its own. When the DNS protocol was first written, the internet was much smaller, and users were less concerned with security. Since then that’s changed significantly, and while DNSSEC has been around for almost 10 years adoption is far from universal.
Mar 25, 2019 | By Jess Richter
Now that we’ve laid out some best practices, this week we wanted to talk about some common DNS mistakes we see many companies make when it comes to their hostname and authoritative DNS. Some of them may seem obvious because they ignore many of the best practices we’ve discussed previously, but we still want to touch on them so we can offer solutions for as many use cases as possible.
Mar 21, 2019 | By Jess Richter
In our last post, we discussed some of the best practices for setting up DNS and making sure that it is working correctly, but this week, we’re going to talk about long term maintenance. DNS monitoring makes it far easier to know when you have an issue and where the issue occurred so you can solve it more swiftly and easily.