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Overprovisioned and Overspent: Optimize Before You Lift and Shift

Do you know what’s wrong with “lift and shift?” Everything. But why? In this video, SolarWinds Head Geek Leon Adato and Technical Content Manager for Community Kevin M. Sparenberg dig into what goes wrong during on-prem…

Why Change Control for Your Servers Is Important, and How to Do It

The shared responsibility model doesn’t mean cloud customers don’t have to worry about changes on their systems. In a brief 10-minute conversation, SolarWinds Head Geek Leon Adato and Technical Content Manager for Community Kevin M.…

Systems Management Named Biggest Area for IT Professional Development

The 2020 SolarWinds® IT Pro Day survey looked at the changing roles and responsibilities of IT pros throughout the pandemic. Overall, nearly two-thirds of surveyed IT pros discovered a new…

SysAdmin Day 2021: You Are Enough

A year ago, in July of 2020, I started my SysAdmin Day post with the words, “I’m not going to even try to pretend SysAdmin Day arrives this year under conditions…

Do You Need an Alert for Your Alerts? Building Smarter Monitoring Systems

Traditional systems monitoring solutions poll various counters (typically simple network management protocol [SNMP]), pull in data and react to it. If an issue requiring attention is found, an event is…

IT Monitoring: Managing Up — SolarWinds TechPod 042

Hang around with IT folks for anything longer than your typical stand-up meeting and you’re likely to hear some variation of “Managers! Am I right?” Snark aside, as folks who design,…

2021: The Year We May Be Able to Predict

Although our Head Geek Leon Adato may have attempted to predict 2020 last year, no one could’ve prepared us for what was to come. Today as we work from various…

Monitoring 101: The Fundamental Concepts of System Monitoring

The answer to troubleshooting network challenges lies in effectively monitoring your environment. But saying “let’s monitor our network” presumes you know what you should be looking for, how to find…

SysAdmin Day 2020: Business as Usual During the “New Different”

I’m not going to even try to pretend SysAdmin Day arrives this year under conditions anyone would call “business as usual.” I’m going to avoid the cliched and empty platitudes…

Why Monitoring Can Be the Lifesaver the Public Sector Needs

One of the business consequences from the pandemic—increased remote working—is causing technology challenges across most industries, including the public sector. Most employees who are now working from home have probably…

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