Shipping Sysmon Logs to Cloud SIEM

System Monitor (Sysmon) is Windows’ service for monitoring activity and recording it to the Windows event log. It is the go-to for logging anything on a PC. Sysmon will immediately log events, capturing vital info. The driver for Sysmon will install as a boot-start driver, enabling capture of any and all events from the get-go. Now, you can send Sysmon logs straight to Cloud SIEM.


Windows Server Performance Monitoring Best Practices

The Windows server is typically installed on heavy-use servers that act as the backbone of various IT apps and services. If you’re an organization that employs a Windows Server, you need to stay on top of your Windows server performance monitoring. This post discusses what Windows Server performance monitoring is and why it is essential, as well as best practices. Let’s get started! In this post, we’ll discuss: Let’s get started!

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What is, how to install WSL2 and why is it great news for the IT industry?

Before diving into what WSL2 is, how to install it, and how to use it – which we will – I would like to add some background information you might relate to if you were born in the 80s like me. From a very young age I have felt attracted to computers, and in my childhood they were not as common as they are today, when almost everyone has one within reach. I think my first encounter with a computer was when I was 11 or 12 years old, with an old computer that my father had in his office.


Automated App Re-Platforming from Windows to Linux using CloudHedge

Did the recent Windows 2008 and Windows 2008 R2 support withdrawal from Microsoft affecting your business? More than support, are the licensing costs of Windows Server causing a huge dent in your budgets? In every board meeting, is your CTO saying that we need to containerize apps but you don’t know where and how to start? Do these questions sound familiar? Then I guess, it’s time to modernize your applications and jump on the automated containerization bandwagon.


New installation options coming for Ubuntu on WSL

The experience of installing Ubuntu on Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL) just keeps getting better. Beginning in Windows 10 Insiders Preview build 20246, released today by Microsoft, users can enable a complete WSL experience. This will enable WSL 2, download and install the latest WSL 2 Linux kernel, and then download and install the most recent Ubuntu LTS on WSL.


Icinga for Windows: MSSQL Plugin Release v1.0.0

Today we are happy to announce that our MSSQL plugins for Icinga for Windows are enhancing the series of Icinga plugins and become released as version 1.0. With this first release we are sharing four plugins to check the current health of MSSQL itself but also internal metrics. In addition we provide a plugin to fetch MSSQL specific Performance Counters from within the database, similar to our Windows Performance Counter plugin and a backup check plugin.


How to monitor Windows systems with Netdata

Whether you’re a site reliability engineer (SRE), DevOps engineer, or any other role that plays a part in maintaining uptime for your company’s infrastructure, it’s critical to have visibility into all of your systems, regardless of their operating system. This includes monitoring Windows systems, which is a popular use case for Netdata’s community. Here’s the caveat: Netdata has no native Windows monitoring agent.


Everything You Need To Know About Windows Server Monitoring Tools

The advancement of technology has brought with it the increased adoption of complex IT systems. Every company operates and maintains a gigantic amount of data that is essential to run their business. The server capacity required to handle this amount of data is huge, and the centralized servers are almost kept off-site in remote locations. Server virtualization technologies have also gained popularity since it helps to address data storage limitations and data security concerns.