Monitoring

Best Practices for Monitoring Your Azure Environment

Adoption of cloud services and Azure services in particular has exploded in the last few years – over 60% of enterprises now use Azure. As Azure users deploy ever more sophisticated application architectures, it becomes even more important to have a logging and monitoring system that can handle the complexity. The ELK stack is the most popular tool for this, but comes with its own challenges.
manageengine

Firefox add-on outage: Yet another reminder for companies to enforce PKI life cycle automation

More often than we’d like to admit, we tend to underestimate the impact of every moving part within an organization—especially those that seem small or insignificant. And usually, it’s not until we’re facing the fallout of neglecting that seemingly insignificant factor when we realize what a mistake we’ve made.

thundra

Collaborating for Serverless Observability on Thundra!

Our customers have been asking for the ability to collaborate with their teammates over their serverless architectures while troubleshooting, debugging or just monitoring for the known knowns. We’re finally glad to answer these requests with our “Team Support” today. With Thundra’s new team support, you’ll be able to invite your colleagues to your Thundra account and enjoy serverless observability with them.

websitepulse

What Your Website is Going to Lose if it is Not Secured

The very foundation of exchange between web & client-server protocol started with HTTP, where HTML form was the source of fetching resources - from documents to images. This extensible protocol was designed in the early '90s and has evolved over time. Cache or authentication is the main feature handled by HTTP which has never been compromised. Still, there are dangerous sites that are keen on corrupting the digital world.

sentry

Introducing Snuba: Sentry's New Search Infrastructure

For most of 2018, we worked on an overhaul of our underlying event storage system. We’d like to introduce you to the result of this work — Snuba, the primary storage and query service for event data that powers Sentry in production. Backed by ClickHouse, an open source column-oriented database management system, Snuba is now used for search, graphs, issue detail pages, rule processing queries, and every feature mentioned in our push for greater visibility.

honeycomb

Stop Your Database From Hating You With This One Weird Trick

Let’s not bury the lede here: we use Observability-Driven Development at Honeycomb to identify and prevent DB load issues. Like every online service, we experience this familiar cycle. This is not a bad thing! It’s a normal thing. Databases are easy to start with and do an excellent job of holding important data. There are many variations of this story and many ways to manage and deal with the growth, from caching to read replicas to sharding to separation of different types of data and so on.