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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 Database Future Is in the Cloud

October 16, 2019

I’ve written before about the disappearing DBA, and how the database administration role itself is evolving. I believe the days of tuning indexes are ending, one page at a time. Cloud database services such as AWS RDS and Azure SQL Database are accelerating this …


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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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What Changed? Find Out With Explorer Time Comparison

September 9, 2019

When you’re trying to understand your systems and why they behave as they do, one of the most powerful questions is “what changed?” or “what’s different?” We’ve offered this capability for years with SolarWinds® and now we’ve added it to the more recent Explorer …