Tag: monitoring


reporting vs analysis difference

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Database

MySQL Query Performance Statistics In The Performance Schema

January 12, 2020

Quite some time ago, when we added the ability to monitor MySQL query performance statistics from MySQL’s PERFORMANCE_SCHEMA, we learned a number of valuable lessons, still worth sharing. There are definitely right and wrong ways to do it. If you are looking to the P_S tables …


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Database

What Is MongoDB’s _id Field and How to Use It

December 22, 2019

MongoDB’s users are well known for valuing the database’s capacity for growth. After all, the system’s tagline is “for giant ideas,” and for good reason.  The system supports extreme scalability and has been designed to store exceptionally large numbers of documents. Among all the data that …


make reporting part of IT service catalog

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Database

Holt-Winters Forecasting Simplified

December 15, 2019

Holt-Winters forecasting is a way to model and predict the behavior of a sequence of values over time—a time series. Holt-Winters is one of the most popular forecasting techniques for time series. It’s decades old, but it’s still ubiquitous in many applications, including monitoring, …


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Networks

Army Network Optimization Could Help Training

November 26, 2019

The U.S. Army is undergoing a major technology shift affecting how soldiers prepare for battle. Core to the Army’s modernization effort is the implementation of a Synthetic Training Environment (STE) combining many different performance-demanding components, including virtual reality and training simulation software. The STE’s …


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Systems

Maximize Your Microsoft Ecosystem Performance

November 5, 2019

Microsoft offers some of its own monitoring options, such as System Center and Windows Admin Center. Federal IT pros can optimize performance by including additional monitoring strategies such as monitoring Windows servers, Microsoft applications, databases, Hyper-V, Azure, and Office 365. Monitoring Strategies Windows Servers …



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Networks

Delivering a Great User Experience Must Be a Top Priority

September 10, 2019

While much has been done about the need to modernize federal IT networks, little has been written about the importance of optimizing the user experience for government employees. Yet modernization and the delivery of a good user experience go hand-in-hand. Here are three strategies …


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Applications

Cloud Smart’s Success Relies on Smart Network Monitoring

September 3, 2019

The Office of Management and Budget’s Cloud Smart proposal signals both the end of an era and the beginning of new opportunities. The focus has shifted from ramping up cloud technologies to maximizing cloud deployments to achieve the desired mission outcomes. Certainly, agencies are …


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Networks

Monitoring Business Plan: Part Two

July 31, 2019

You’ve prepared and know the answer to, “Why do you need extra money for something you’re already doing?” (If you’re a little rusty, be sure to read part one.) But now you need to know how to answer in a way that makes sense …