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Exponential Back-Off Algorithms

We’ve been writing a series of posts about Building Applications for Resiliency. In the last post of the series, we talked about Circuit Breakers, retrying and timeouts. Using those patterns, we’re already on our way producing reliable systems. Breaking systems is still easy enough though. Therefore, today, we want to discuss the next brick in the wall. Exponential Back-off Algorithms.

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Cloud Marketplaces - The New Digital Way to Procure Software

Cloud computing is now mainstream. First, it facilitated the rapid ascent from start-up to public company for the likes of Dropbox, Uber and Snap. Today, the Fortune 500 have adopted the cloud to operate their digital businesses. Every industry vertical has used the cloud to launch digital products, and create immense stock price appreciation in the process.

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The Reality of Observability - Tuning Out the Noise

You can hardly find a product in the cloud-native ecosystem today that doesn’t claim to solve some observability problem. These claims rely either directly or indirectly, through one or a combination of the following tools: logging, metrics, traces, security, on all parts of the software-defined stack – including, but not limited to, storage for big data systems.

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How Polystream Identifies and Fixes Performance Issues with Instana

When you’re the world’s most scalable real-time 3D delivery platform, it’s critical to not only deliver a high-performance application but also be able to monitor that platform for any problems and solve them quickly. At Polystream we use a number of tools to help provide developers with these insights, with Instana making a critical part of that toolkit.

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Instana Introduces GitOps Based Agent Management

Instana was founded to enable DevOps teams to tame the complexities of their cloud-native, microservices based applications. To that end, Instana created the first fully automated Application Performance Monitoring (APM) platform. Instana’s automated APM is achieved using a single, lightweight agent that manages small components, called sensors, that are crafted to monitor each technology in your application stack.