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Monitoring Distributed Task Queues at MeilleursAgents

by Hrishikesh Barua Follow 8 Followers on  Feb 18, 2018

MeilleursAgents, a website that lets property sellers list and get an estimated price of their property, shared details of how their Celery-based distributed task queue is monitored. A combination of Python, StatsD, Bucky, Graphite and Grafana form the pipeline to monitor task lifecycle and execution rates.

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How MakeMyTrip Monitors Its Large-Scale E-Commerce Website

by Hrishikesh Barua Follow 8 Followers on  Jan 29, 2018

MakeMyTrip, an online travel company, talks about their monitoring philosophy and setup in a series of articles. The hybrid infrastructure is monitored across the stack by mostly open source tools.

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How ING Bank Does SRE

by Manuel Pais Follow 8 Followers on  Dec 30, 2017

Janna Brummel and Robin van Zijll, from ING Netherlands, talked at the Velocity conference in London about how poor availability from their internet banking systems prompted the bank to implement an SRE culture. A centralized SRE team was set up in the Netherlands to provide tooling, consulting and education on reliability to product teams (known as BizDevOps squads internally).

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SkyWalking Accepted by Apache Software Foundation as an Incubator Project

by Wu Sheng Follow 0 Followers on  Dec 20, 2017

SkyWalking's proposal into the Incubator has been voted on and accepted by Apache Software Foundation(ASF) IPMC. SkyWalking is an APM (application performance monitor) tool, especially designed for microservices, cloud-native and container-based architectures. SkyWalking’s underlying technology is a distributed tracing system.

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Improving .NET Performance by Reducing Memory Usage

by Jonathan Allen Follow 389 Followers on  Dec 11, 2017 5

A persistent myth in .NET is that memory allocations don’t affect performance. In this report we take a look at the source of that myth and offer advice on how to reduce memory usage.

Cloud Follow 173 Followers

Monitoring Microservices - A Prediction for 2018

by Mark Little Follow 9 Followers on  Nov 26, 2017

The monitoring and distributed tracing of microservices has been a recognised challenge for a number of years. Recently Péter Márton, CTO of RisingStack, has written an article on experiences with various approaches including the OpenTracing initiative and has some recommendations, example code and makes a prediction or two about the future.

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Observability and the Monitoring of Cloud-Native Applications

by Hrishikesh Barua Follow 8 Followers on  Nov 16, 2017 1

Cindy Sridharan summarizes her thoughts on observability and its relevance in monitoring cloud native applications in her recent article. Observability is a philosophy that encompasses monitoring, log aggregation, metrics and distributed tracing to gain deeper, ad-hoc insights into a system.

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CNCF Adds Security, Service Mesh and Tracing Projects: Docker Notary, Lyft Envoy and Uber Jaeger

by Daniel Bryant Follow 446 Followers on  Oct 30, 2017

The Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) has announced the addition of four new hosted projects over the past month: Docker’s Notary, The Update Framework (TUF), Lyft’s Envoy, and Uber’s Jaeger.

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Monitoring Cloudflare's Global Network Using Prometheus

by Hrishikesh Barua Follow 8 Followers on  Oct 28, 2017

Matt Bostock’s SRECON 2017 Europe talk covers how Prometheus, a metric-based monitoring tool, is used to monitor CDN, DNS and DDoS mitigation provider CloudFlare’s globally distributed infrastructure and network.

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Azure Application Insights for Node.js Hits 1.0

by David Iffland Follow 3 Followers on  Oct 21, 2017

At Node.js Interactive North America 2017, Microsoft announced the general availability of the Application Insights for Node.js SDK, closing a big gap in their product offering.

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Amazon CloudWatch Dashboards Gains API and CloudFormation Support

by Steffen Opel Follow 1 Followers on  Sep 30, 2017

Amazon Web Services (AWS) recently added programmatic creation and manipulation of CloudWatch dashboards and widgets to support use cases such as dynamic resource lifecycle tracking and consistent cross-account dashboard maintenance.

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NGINX Releases Microservices Platform, OpenShift Ingress Controller, and Service Mesh Preview

by Daniel Bryant Follow 446 Followers on  Sep 12, 2017

NGINX Inc has released the NGINX Application Platform which aims to be a “one stop shop” for microservice developers; a Kubernetes Ingress Controller solution for load balancing on the Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform; and an implementation of NGINX as a service proxy for the Istio service mesh control plane.

Cloud Follow 173 Followers

Amazon CloudWatch Events Gains Cross-Account Event Delivery

by Steffen Opel Follow 1 Followers on  Jul 31, 2017

Amazon Web Services (AWS) recently added cross-account event delivery to Amazon CloudWatch Events to support use cases such as the tracking of events across an entire organization and the handling of events in separate accounts to implement advanced security schemes.

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Q&A with Kyle Mathews, Creator of React-Based Static Site Generator Gatsby

by David Iffland Follow 3 Followers on  Jul 11, 2017

The React-based static site generator, Gatsby, has reached version 1.0. In this interview, founder Kyle Mathews discusses the project's motivations, and how it's going to move forward.

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Why the JVM is a Good Choice for Serverless Computing: John Chapin Discusses AWS Lambda at QCon NY

by Daniel Bryant Follow 446 Followers on  Jun 30, 2017 2

At QCon New York John Chapin presented “Fearless AWS Lambdas”, and not only argued that the JVM is a good platform on which to deploy serverless code, but also provided guidance on extracting the best performance from Java-based AWS Lambda functions.

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