Tag: systems monitoring

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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 …


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Networks

Monitoring Business Plan: Part One

July 29, 2019

So, you finally decided to start monitoring your environment or you’re considering upgrading your existing monitoring solutions. Maybe you already decided on a specific product, the proof of concept worked out fine, and you got a great offer from the vendor. You managed to …


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Networks

How to Create ACLs

July 24, 2019

It’s no secret that I have a love affair with all things “monitoring.” I love the tools; I love the basic techniques those tools execute; I love the ways the data can be visualized and used; I love the opportunities for automation that monitoring …


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Networks

Choosing Monitoring Tools for the SMB

March 29, 2019

Small-to-medium-sized businesses (SMBs) tend to get overlooked when it comes to solutions that fit their needs for infrastructure monitoring. There are many tools that exist today that cater to the enterprise, where there’s a much larger architecture with many moving parts. The enterprise data …





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How TV Viewership Is Like Application Monitoring

September 7, 2018

Have you ever read about TV ratings? Almost every person that watches TV has heard of the ratings produced by the Nielsen Media Research group. These statistics shape how we watch TV and decide whether or not shows are renewed for more episodes in the future. …


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Systems

It’s 2 a.m., Do You Know Where Your Data Is?

August 29, 2018

If you are old enough, you might remember that commercial that played late at night and went something like this… “It’s 10 p.m., do you know where your children are?”  This was a super-short commercial that ran on late night TV in the 1980s; …


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Applications Systems

Monitoring Your Systems in the Cloud

July 25, 2018

What happens to our applications and infrastructure when we place them in the cloud?  Have you ever felt like you’ve lost insight into your infrastructure after migrating it to the cloud?  There seems to be a common complaint among organizations that at one point …


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