Conceptual
April 23, 2018
Monitoring-Lambda-Skinny
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
Virtual Data Center
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
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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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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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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Conceptual
January 03, 2018
Hands raised
The Democratization of APM
2018 marks the year of Democratization of APM - a shift that allows Application Performance Management tools to be used by any - and every - DevOps team member.
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Conceptual
January 09, 2018
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An Open Letter to Stan
We thought there was no downside to applying AI and automating APM , until Stan got this open letter from one of Instana's Sales Engineers. Evidently, Stan is getting the "hero" status at accounts, setting up everything automatically, and making the SE's spend more time talking about business at customers - instead of configuring data collection.
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Conceptual
January 05, 2018
Nine
9 New Issues Impacting Your Cloud and Container Based Applications
If your applications are moving to Cloud, Containers or Microservices, you're going to face new challenges. Here are nine common problems Operations teams face when trying to ensure the performance and health of their applications.
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Conceptual
October 25, 2017
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Docker, Kubernetes and OpenShift – Don’t Forget the Application Monitoring
An introduction and primer: how to setup Instana to run in and monitor containerized applications running on Kubernetes in a Red Hat OpenShift Environment
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