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Applications

Three Reasons SSO is DevOps’ Best Friend


Nearly 200—that’s how many passwords the average business user has according to an article in Security Magazine. When it comes to troubleshooting, having even just two logins is one too many. Quick resolution requires full visibility into all systems. It also requires quick access …


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Applications

The DevOps Slide: Shift to the Left


A culture of collaborative and continuous learning. Transparent knowledge sharing. Agile methods and automation as a means of accelerating innovation. Building good software. These are some of the core tenets of DevOps. Day in and day out, DevOps teams can expect to drive application …


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SolarWinds Lab Episode 71: FestivOps for the Rest of Ops


  Confused about much hyped DevOps? Curious if developer’s monitoring tools are different than those made for operations? Wondering if there are hidden cloud tools in the Orion® Platform modules you already have? As always, SolarWinds Lab™ is here to help. In a SolarWinds Lab first, …





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Networks

Monitoring, Tracing, and Observability: Choose Two?


While it’s inevitable that new technologies usually create new business opportunities, they also often create new problems for IT pros to solve. It’s a natural cycle for operations with which we’ve become reasonably comfortable. We look at a new platform/protocol/architecture/interface/tool, search a bit on …


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Applications

Assessing the Need for Cloud Certifications


As the demand for cloud continues to grow, so does the demand for hiring the best engineers who understand how to manage and leverage public cloud services. Earlier this month, I was presented with a question by a financial analyst: Is there a future …


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Systems

Defining an SLO – Understanding Business Needs


Building a monitoring and alerting system should always be driven by your business needs. This is an ongoing debate between the IT organization–which tends to focus on granular measures–and the business users who would like to see more of an end to end picture …


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Systems

How DevOps Changes Monitoring


One of the most interesting changes that I have observed in my career is Microsoft shifting from just being a development organization to truly becoming a DevOps team, in the case of the SQL Server team. The product code developers are the operations support …