SolarWinds

Austin, TX, USA
1999
Aug 8, 2022   |  By Monica Rathbun
The enterprise data warehouse (EDW) provides access to business data stored in a denormalized structure called a star schema, which makes it easy to analyze, visualize, and forecast essential business metrics. Business intelligence (BI) reporting makes use of the data warehouse for real-time self-service dashboards, custom visualizations, data marts, decision-making reports, and machine learning (ML).
Aug 8, 2022   |  By Vibhu Pratap
With more than 300,000 customers, a thriving community of 185,000 THWACK® users, frequent SWUG™ events, and some 650,000 developers certified on SolarWinds® products, we have a unique ability to keep our fingers on the pulse of what our clients need to better manage, monitor, and understand their complex environments. We’re reminded every day how these customer interactions collectively serve as a crucial competitive advantage.
Aug 5, 2022   |  By Joey D'Antoni
If you’re a developer or site reliability engineer, you might have noticed options to use webhooks in your cloud monitoring or automation settings. And if you have a great deal of experience developing APIs, you probably know what a webhook is. For the rest of the world, a webhook (also known as a web callback or an HTTP push API) is a way for an application to provide other applications with information in real time.
Aug 4, 2022   |  By Brandon Shopp
Schools and local municipalities have always been vulnerable to cyberattacks, but in recent years, especially since the pandemic's beginning, they have been increasingly more prone to threats. According to a statement by DHS, ransomware attacks " crippled state and local agencies in 2020," calling for a State and Local Cybersecurity Improvement Act to set a baseline for new changes with cybersecurity efforts at the state and local level.
Aug 3, 2022   |  By Chris Day
The world of IT has gone through a significant amount of change in the last five to 10 years, and the rate of digital transformation can be challenging for organizations of all sizes. Keeping up with new and evolving capabilities alongside an increasingly distributed talent pool can be tough. That’s why it has always been my goal to keep up with the latest trends and provide the best tools for professionals working in the IT trenches. One of those emerging trends is observability.
Aug 3, 2022   |  By Paul S. Randal
As a long-time database consultant, I’ve fixed more blocking problems in database systems than I can count. Often this blocking has resulted from conflicts between processes needing to read rows while those rows are being modified.
Jul 29, 2022   |  By SolarWinds
As more and more money enters the state and local government budgets from pandemic relief funds like The Coronavirus State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funds (SLFRF) program, the prospect of IT tool sprawl is becoming more prevalent than ever before. While the SLFRF program has presented enormous opportunities for state and local agencies, waste and fraud are almost a given, considering the amount of money being distributed to bolster agency systems.
Jul 28, 2022   |  By Paul S. Randal
This article explores the PostgreSQL implementation of the B-Tree (the B stands for Balanced) and hash index data structures. As PostgreSQL grows in popularity as an open-source database system for developers and as a target for migrating from Oracle workloads, understanding how PostgreSQL indexes work is extremely important for database developers and administrators. PostgreSQL has several other types of indexes, such as GIN indexes, GiST indexes, and BRIN indexes.
Jul 27, 2022   |  By Melanie Achard
The SolarWinds® Papertrail™ software as a service (SaaS) Add-On in the DigitalOcean Marketplace is one of the most exciting developments to come out of the DigitalOcean and Papertrail partnership. With the Add-On, developers can seamlessly add the simple yet powerful log management Papertrail is known for to their DigitalOcean infrastructure. In an earlier post, we reviewed how the Add-On helps teams simplify their log management tasks.
Jul 25, 2022   |  By By Papertrail Team
The SolarWinds® Papertrail™ software as a service (SaaS) Add-On in the DigitalOcean Marketplace is one of the most exciting developments to come out of the DigitalOcean and Papertrail partnership. With the Add-On, developers can seamlessly add the simple yet powerful log management Papertrail is known for to their DigitalOcean infrastructure In an earlier post, we reviewed how the Add-On helps teams simplify their log management tasks.
Aug 2, 2022   |  By SolarWinds
The flexibility available in Modern Dashboards on the SolarWinds Orion Platform is nothing short of amazing. The dashboards are quick and easy to build and share. We'll guide you through the process of how to import a Modern Dashboard from THWACK and how to export your own to share with the SolarWinds community.
Jul 26, 2022   |  By SolarWinds
Success! Hybrid Cloud Observability is installed and running, but you’re still struggling to get that “single-pane-of-glass” experience between your on-premises infrastructure and cloud services. Managing two systems—even if they’re running the same software—is an unnecessary burden and we’re here to help you with the next steps. This session is about connecting your data between Hybrid Cloud Observability and SolarWinds-as-a-Service for combined insights and increased visibility.
Jul 5, 2022   |  By SolarWinds
This video demonstrates how Dynamic Forms work inside SolarWinds Service Desk along with custom forms and fields, and how they can help streamline help desk workflow.
Jun 23, 2022   |  By SolarWinds
Tim Brown, SolarWind CISO and VP, Security, explains how SolarWinds is ensuring the integrity of the build process and how we share learnings with our partners, community, and customers; as well as how we're leveraging and contributing to open-source initiatives and lead by example in securing the supply chain.
Jun 20, 2022   |  By SolarWinds
You’re ready to take the leap and move your existing Orion Platform infrastructure to Hybrid Cloud Observability, but we know you’ll have questions. So, we’ve put together some people who can answer these questions in a way that’s easily digestible for current Orion Platform users.
May 26, 2022   |  By SolarWinds
As a monitoring professional, you’re responsible for tracking the elements in your infrastructure – regardless of where they live. You have the metrics, you’re collecting the logs, and you’re tracing the most important business processes, so you already have the critical parts required for true infrastructure visibility. But correlating the data, detecting anomalies, and being informed when things go awry is the challenge. Knowing a value is outside a threshold is great, but does that constitute a problem? Thankfully, SolarWinds® Hybrid Cloud Observability is here to give you that next level of insight.
May 24, 2022   |  By SolarWinds
For tech leaders, staying on top of hybrid and multi-cloud complexity with traditional monitoring tools is not easy task -- and can create distinct visibility gaps across your environments. SolarWinds Hybrid Cloud Observability can help put you on the path to better business outcomes.
May 3, 2022   |  By SolarWinds
Advanced Orion Platform users are familiar with the power of the Custom Query widget, but getting started can be difficult. Thankfully, you can download pre-existing widgets directly from THWACK to get you started. Then, after you've crafted some of your own, you can return the love and share yours with the community.
May 2, 2022   |  By SolarWinds
For tech leaders, staying on top of hybrid and multi-cloud complexity with traditional monitoring tools is not easy task -- and can create distinct visibility gaps across your environments. SolarWinds Hybrid Cloud Observability can help put you on the path to better business outcomes.
Apr 22, 2022   |  By SolarWinds
Each of our products are designed to solve the problems IT professionals face every day. With a continuously expanding portfolio that scales to meet your needs, SolarWinds is revolutionizing the way federal IT manages their operations with our simple, powerful, and secure IT management software. SolarWinds supports every branch of the DoD, nearly every civilian and intelligence agency in the United States, and a majority of National Health Trusts in England and European Union institutions.
Oct 5, 2018   |  By SolarWinds
Monitor complex network gear like an expert. See all the ways SolarWinds Network Insight features can give you better visibility into your environment.
Apr 20, 2018   |  By SolarWinds
Function, feature and cost advantages of SolarWinds Network Performance Monitor (NPM) over Micro Focus Network Management Solution.
Jan 6, 2018   |  By SolarWinds
Our new eBook, Thou Shalt Not Pass… I Think?!, can help you overcome the challenges of monitoring and managing Cisco ASA firewalls.
Oct 23, 2017   |  By SolarWinds
In this eBook, we will share some approaches to monitoring your IT environment and how they impact troubleshooting. We will present how the SolarWinds Orion® platform provides an optimal integrated platform and how PerfStack simplifies data correlation for efficient problem-solving.
Oct 18, 2017   |  By SolarWinds
After reading this eBook, “Compliance is Not Enough: Planning a Complete Security Strategy,” you will know what tools you can use to apply defense in-depth strategies.
Oct 18, 2017   |  By SolarWinds
Our new eBook, Thou Shalt Not Pass… I Think?!, can help you overcome the challenges of monitoring and managing Cisco ASA firewalls.
Oct 1, 2017   |  By SolarWinds
We recently reached out to IT professionals to find out what they thought about monitoring and managing their environment. From the survey, we learned that automation was at the top of everyone’s wish list.
Oct 1, 2017   |  By SolarWinds
Monitoring 201 was written to provide an overview of monitoring techniques and concepts that help the reader get beyond the out-of-the-box options that are often generic, simplistic, and less useful than they want, need, or appear to be.
Oct 1, 2017   |  By SolarWinds
Some aspects of your infrastructure remain in a traditional infrastructure while another part runs on cloud infrastructure. Or, you are proactive and want to help ensure that your organization prepares for digital transformation. The result? You must embrace hybrid IT. What does that mean for the network, storage, compute, monitoring, and staff? This eBook tackles each of these areas.
Sep 1, 2017   |  By SolarWinds
A primer to the philosophy, theory, and fundamental concepts involved in systems monitoring

SolarWinds is a leading provider of powerful and affordable IT infrastructure management software. Our products give organizations worldwide, regardless of type, size or IT infrastructure complexity, the power to monitor and manage the performance of their IT environments, whether on-premise, in the cloud, or in hybrid models.

We continuously engage with all types of technology professionals – IT operations professionals, DevOps professionals and managed service providers (MSPs) – to understand the challenges they face maintaining high-performing and highly available IT infrastructures. The insights we gain from engaging with them, in places like our THWACK online community, allow us to build products that solve well-understood IT management challenges in ways that technology professionals want them solved.

This focus on the user and commitment to excellence in end-to-end hybrid IT performance management has established SolarWinds as a worldwide leader in network management software and MSP solutions.