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Applications

Confession: We’re Not Using APM to its Potential

February 5, 2020

After years of application developers only using application performance management (APM) technology during development, today’s modern application stack has expanded to include containerized and multi-cloud environments. This evolution has catapulted the technology into production use and, thus, the IT operations mainstream. As environments became …



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Applications

21st Century Application Development

March 7, 2019

There’s a revolution underway with application deployment, and you may or may not be aware of it. We’re seeing a move by businesses to adopt technology the large public cloud providers have been using for many years, and that trend is only going to …


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The Ins and Outs of Microservices

March 1, 2019

Microservices are a development architecture that can help DevOps teams innovate faster, iterate more efficiently, and create a better end-user experience by democratizing language and technology choice across independent service teams for continuous delivery of improvements. Microservices prioritize each individual service rather than many …


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2019: The Year of Meshing Around and Creating Chaos

January 3, 2019

It’s that time of year again—the time to reflect on the past year and anticipate the year ahead. For a number of years now, organizations of all sizes have been running containers in production. Now, with containers, microservices, and functions interweaving through modern application …


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SolarWinds Lab Episode 71: FestivOps for the Rest of Ops

December 13, 2018

  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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Adopting a Distributed Tracing Architecture

June 21, 2018

In a distributed tracing architecture, we need to define the microservices that work inside it. We also need to distinguish the “component” behavior from the “user” behavior and experience—similar words, but totally different concepts. We should think of the multitude of microservices that constitute …



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Database

Monitoring and Observability With USE and RED

October 5, 2017

Modern systems can emit thousands or millions of metrics, and modern monitoring tools can collect them all. Faced with such an abundance of data, it can be difficult to know where to start looking when trying to diagnose a problem. And when you’re not …