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Larry Smith, Jr.

Larry is a well-seasoned engineer with over 25 years of real-world experience in networking, compute, storage, virtualization, microservices, automation, Infrastructure as Code, and development. He is often referenced as the "floater" because of his ability to float between all pillars from deep level infrastructure and development. Larry is also very active on his contributions on GitHub, blogging, mentoring, and evangelizing. And most of all, his core belief is to "ALWAYS live outside of your comfort zone.”

Posts Featuring Larry Smith, Jr.

Application Dependency Mapping: Security and Ongoing ADM

Well, here we are. Finally, on the last post of this series. If you have not been following along, you can find the previous posts: part one, part two, part three, part four, and part…

Application Dependency Mapping

So far in this series, we have covered Application Performance Monitoring. If you haven’t already, read part one, part two, part three, and part four. In the last post, we stressed the importance of…

Application Performance Monitoring: APM In An Agile World

Hopefully, you have been following along with this series and finding some useful bits of information. We have covered traditional APM implementations in part one, part two, and part three. In this post,…

Application Performance Monitoring: Benefits and Examples

This is part three in this series. In part one and part two, we covered some of the basics. But in this post, we will dig into the benefits of…

Application Performance Monitoring: What Should We Be Monitoring? How Should We Be Monitoring?

What Should We Be Monitoring? To effectively begin getting a grasp on your applications performance, you must begin mapping out all the components in the path of your application. It…

Application Performance Monitoring: What is it All About? How Do We Get Started?

What Is It All About? You may or may not have heard of application performance monitoring or APM. You may also have heard the term APM used in the context…

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