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VividCortex is Joining SolarWinds!

December 11, 2019

We’re excited to share that VividCortex is now part of the SolarWinds® family. We believe this change will help to accelerate the adoption of our product as well as the pace of our product development. This, in turn, will result in us serving more …


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Eyes Wide Open: Visibility is Key to Cloud Migration

November 25, 2019

Migrating to the cloud is smart but it’s not always easy. It can be a complicated process that requires a substantial investment of time and resources. Yet the benefits make the journey well worthwhile. Many of those who have completed the process confirm that …


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SolarWinds DPM Supports Amazon Web Services’ Aurora Databases

October 19, 2019

It’s our pleasure to announce that SolarWinds Database Performance Monitor (DPM) now fully supports Amazon Web Services’ Aurora, a new and exciting evolution in database technology. As a fresh and high-powered alternative to MySQL, Oracle, Microsoft SQL Server, and PostgreSQL, Aurora is sure to make …


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The Marvel of Observability

October 7, 2019

“[You’ve] been fighting with one arm behind your back. What happens when [you’re] finally set free?” – Paraphrasing Carol Danvers, a.k.a. Captain Marvel BOOK REVIEW: How to Architect and Build Highly Observable Systems by Baron Schwartz Observability is a property of an application or …



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Postgres EXPLAIN Explained

July 24, 2019

ICYMI – Presentation by Baron Schwartz at PostgresConf  We had a great time at PostgresConf 2019 in New York City! The 8th annual PostgresConf is the largest and the most diverse meeting of Postgres professionals and companies in the world. The Postgres Conference conveys …


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SolarWinds Achieves SOC 2 Type II Certification

June 12, 2019

We are pleased to announce that SolarWinds® Database Performance Monitor (DPM) has successfully completed SOC 2 Type II certification. This reaffirms and advances our ongoing commitment to protecting our customers—and by extension, their customers. The report is the result of another intensive effort by …


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Taming the Database: How Observability Spurs Continuous Delivery

May 22, 2019

For tech professionals it’s intuitive that higher software delivery and operational performance — SDO performance is a new-ish moniker — yields higher organizational performance, or at least substantially contributes to it.  But now, five years of research from the DevOps Research and Assessment (DORA) …


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Essential Capabilities for Applying DevOps to Your Database

April 9, 2019

Software industry leaders have been talking about DevOps for more than a decade. Most top firms say that they’re committed to a holistic DevOps philosophy and that they’re trying to put it to work across their organization, integrating roles and functions throughout the development …


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How to Architect and Build Highly Observable Systems 2019

March 8, 2019

We’ve completely revised one of our most popular free ebooks, How to Architect and Build Highly Observable Systems. This book, originally written in 2015, has been downloaded by thousands of visitors and has generated extensive discussion. The updated 2019 edition incorporates many of the …