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Making Dev + Ops Possible with Log Management


You know how the saying goes—you can’t optimize what you can’t measure, and you can’t measure what you can’t monitor. Perhaps this isn’t a time-tested proverb just yet, but it is one that should become a mantra for the DevOps world. The idea points …



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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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DevOps

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 …



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Networks Systems

DevOps Wrap-Up


Welcome to the final post in my series on DevOps. If you’ve been following along, you know the content generated several questions. In this post, I will consolidate those questions into one place so that I can expand the answers from the original posts. …


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