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April 23, 2018
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Monitoring Lambda – the AWS Serverless Offering
AWS Lambda is the most mature of the Serverless Computing (or FaaS - Function as a Service) offerings. Monitoring Lambda (or any Serverless) applications isn't exactly easy, but here are some basic rules to help you get started.
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Conceptual
April 18, 2018
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Introduction to Serverless Computing
Everything you want to know about Serverless Computing: What is it? How does it work? Who are the best vendors? Most importantly, how can you monitor it, especially at the application level.
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Conceptual
March 26, 2018
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The ROI of Real-time AI Driven Incident Monitoring and Prediction: Nine New Application Issues Part 5
Real-Time Incident Monitoring provides huge benefits. Unfortunately, many monitoring tools don't operate in real time, taking as long as 10 minutes to deliver alerts. A real-time monitoring solution, with AI powered incident prediction, could uncover a hidden gold mine of savings.
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Conceptual
March 21, 2018
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OpenTracing has Caught the Attention of the APM World
There has been a lot of recent discussion around OpenTracing and APM, starting with a Gartner research note about APM and microservices. Let's look at what all the fuss is about, the current tracing options and how Instana is handling tracing.
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Announcement
March 20, 2018
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Grafana Plugin for Instana APM
Application monitoring users are a demanding group. They want deep visibility, predictive alerts and custom visualization – and they want it now. It doesn’t matter if they’re large or small...
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Conceptual
March 16, 2018
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The New Application Delivery Organization
Changing IT delivery processes, technologies and philosophies are making IT teams rethink their organization - making it more efficient, faster, sleeker - especially when it comes to application development and delivery.
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Announcement
February 16, 2018
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The Top 15 DevOps Conferences in 2018
Attending conferences is a great way to stay on top of the latest software developments. 2018 is a great year for DevOps conferences, but there are so many emerging technologies and ecosystems for cloud, containers, and microservices. Break through the noise and identify the Top 15 DevOps conferences to attend in 2018.
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Announcement
February 13, 2018
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If You Can’t Model It You Can’t Manage It: 9 New Issues Impacting Your Cloud and Container Based Applications Part 4
The Application Data Model is Important Welcome to Part 4 of Instana’s “9 New Application Issues” series. In this post, we’ll explore application issue #6: “Inflexible data models in monitoring...
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Announcement
February 07, 2018
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Instana joins OpenTracing Specification Council
Instana is fully committed to Cloud and Container Native computing - officially becoming a named member of the OpenTracing Specification Committee, as well as a Silver member of the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF),
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Product
January 29, 2018
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Instana Announces AI Powered Support for AWS ElastiCache
Instana continues to build out unparalleled AWS monitoring support with the addition of support for AWS ElastiCache. Read to find out what first-class support means for our new ElastiCache monitoring.
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Conceptual
April 06, 2018
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Introduction to Mesosphere DC/OS
Everything you need to know about Mesosphere DC/OS, a leading data center Operating System for running containers (and containerized applications), big data environments and other distributed applications - including how to monitor performance in this environment.
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Announcement
April 04, 2018
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Running Stan’s Robot Shop (Sample Microservice Application) on OpenShift
Have you tried Stan's Robot Shop - Instana's sample microservice application - yet? Maybe you've been waiting to run it in a different orchestrated environment. This post examines how to deploy and run the sample application in an OpenShift environment.
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Announcement
April 02, 2018
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Your Survival Guide to the AWS Summit San Francisco Cloud Invasion
The largest ever gathering of Amazon users in the Bay area - AND IT'S FREE! You've got to come to the Moscone Center on Wednesday the 4th and see what's new in the Land of Amazon AWS. We've got just the information you need to make your conference a success.
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Product
March 28, 2018
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Instana Announces AI Powered Monitoring for Amazon Kinesis
Instana is rapidly building out unparalleled support for monitoring the many different products provided by Amazon in AWS. Our latest release adds first-class support for Kinesis Data Streams. The important...
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Product
March 27, 2018
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Instana Announces AI Powered Monitoring for ClickHouse
Instana is pleased to announce our official, first class support for Yandex ClickHouse. The important question is, what do I mean when I say, “first-class support”? For Instana users, first-class...
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Product
March 27, 2018
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Instana Announces AI Powered Monitoring for HashiCorp Nomad
Instana is pleased to announce our official, first class support for HashiCorp Nomad. The important question is, what do I mean when I say, “first-class support”? For Instana users, first-class...
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Announcement
March 02, 2018
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London Calling – Why You Should Go to QCon
Looking for a great DevOps show? QCon London is a practitioner's show - kind of the show built for practitioners by practitioners. Here are five good picks for sessions - PLUS two other reasons you should go.
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Announcement
February 27, 2018
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Stan’s Robot Shop – a Sample Microservice Application
There are so many new concepts in application development and deployment, from orchestration to open source tracing to performance management. Instana wanted to help, so we created the Robot Shop, a sample microservices application to help users learn deployment and management concepts of containerized microservice applications.
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Announcement
February 27, 2018
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Sample Microservices Application Running on Kubernetes
The response to Stan's Robot Shop has been fantastic. Here's the next step - deploying the sample microservice application on Kubernetes (and deploying a management system, of course).
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Announcement
February 22, 2018
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Container World 2018: Bringing the Promise of Cloud Native to the Enterprise
Container World opens up Instana's 2018 tradeshow season in Santa Clara, where we will showcase our monitoring solution for containerized applications. Here are a few other reasons you should attend.
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