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The Five Stages of Debugging

Because it’s Friday afternoon and you may have had a long week, our brainiacs present… The Five Stages Of Debugging: Stage One. Denial – “What do you mean it’s broken!?…

Consul for Cluster Health Monitoring

If you’re not familiar with Consul, it’s what I call a cluster management tool. It’s composed of a handful of features such as “Service Discovery”, “Key Value Store”, “DNS Server”,…

Five Steps to Great Trade Show Demos

Spring is approaching, and with it, the season of sponsorships. For vendors, trade shows offer a unique opportunity to gain valuable insight regarding market needs, engage potential customers, and show…

See Connection Latency with SolarWinds

Recently, one of our customers reached out to us about a problem they were having trouble diagnosing – they noticed that every once in a while, it took their MySQL…

Compressed Messages Using Kafka

First things first: A big shout out to the engineers at Shopify who work on Sarama, the Go Client we use for Kafka – they do a great job on…

Monitor MySQL Database Users with VividCortex

VividCortex now supports per-user metrics in Top Queries, so you can monitor MySQL database user activity in detail. By changing the Rank menu from Queries to Users you can now…

New reCaptcha support in angular-recaptcha

Google released a new reCaptcha that is “tough on bots, easy on humans.” It is really simple to use, and it has greatly improved the security against robots and other…

In Case You Missed It – Building a Time-Series Database in MySQL

In this webinar, Baron Schwartz explains how VividCortex has used MySQL to support a large-scale, high-velocity time-series database in the AWS cloud.

Analyzing Prepared Statement Performance

Optimizing MySQL performance requires the ability to inspect production query traffic. If you’re not seeing your application’s production workload, you’re missing a vital part of the picture. In particular, there…

Using Netlink to Optimize Socket Statistics

This is a story of using low-level kernel interfaces to optimize an edge case one of our agents encountered in some servers. The TL;DR version is that accessing /proc/ can…


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Get a preview of the Hill hearings by watching this great conversation today with SolarWinds CEO Sudhakar Ramakrish… t.co/kkYtu0kDoN

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