Topic: monitoring

Sysdig releases cloud-scale Prometheus monitoring

Sysdig announced cloud monitoring at scale with full Prometheus compatibility that addresses the issues that are holding teams back from the organization-wide adoption of Prometheus monitoring. The company also introduced support for creating dashboards, alerts, and metric analytics based on PromQL, the query language for Prometheus. Sysdig said that because monitoring Kubernetes and microservices can … continue reading

Is tracing for you? Probably not

Tracing is one of the hottest topics in observability and monitoring. There are myriad open-source projects, new startups, and entire conferences dedicated to it. But here’s the truth: While everyone building and maintaining software has heard of tracing, only a select few engineers are using it. In most cases, engineering effort and business resources would … continue reading

Dynatrace introduces next generation infrastructure monitoring

Dynatrace announced the next generation of its Infrastructure monitoring module, which includes enhanced AI, expanded out-of-the-box observability and the ability to create custom metrics from log events.  “Dynatrace enables IT teams to keep up with growing complexity and removes the need for multiple tools and manual do-it-yourself approaches,” said Steve Tack, the SVP of Product … continue reading

ITOps news digest: Instana announces vSphere support, IIC opens community forum, and Itential’s Automation Studio

Automatic APM provider Instana has announced it is adding vSphere support to its microservices application and infrastructure monitoring solution. The support will now enable users to discover, map and monitor components running on the VMware’s vSphere suite.  “The vSphere announcement continues Instana’s legacy of excellence in monitoring applications and their underlying infrastructure together. Whether organizations … continue reading

SolarWinds’ 2020 cloud confessions reveal lack of APM education

As application performance management (APM) becomes more mainstream, the need to educate companies on the tools and capabilities is crucial. SolarWinds has released Cloud Confessions 2020, which revealed while companies and development teams know the importance of APM, they aren’t moving past troubleshooting.  “This isn’t surprising considering APM has typically been siloed across DevOps and … continue reading

LightStep Service Health for Deployments helps fix service health issues

LightStep addresses service health issues with new solution

Observability solution provider LightStep is releasing its Service Health for Deployments solution, designed to spot and fix service health issues that come during and after deployments.  According to the company, deployments often result in regressions, which then take up time investigating the root cause. Service Health for Deployments performs root cause analysis to find out … continue reading

2019 DevOps Pulse survey from Logz.io

Logz.io predicts 2020 will be the year more teams invest in observability

Observability is expected to play a big role among DevOps teams in 2020. Logz.io predicts we will see more investment in space, distributed tracing adoption, and tool consolidations throughout the year. The company released its 2019 DevOps Pulse report to see how teams have been approaching observability and what their plans are for the next … continue reading

LogicMonitor acquires Unomaly

LogicMonitor acquires Unomaly for enhanced IT observability

LogicMonitor has announced it is acquiring the AIOps company Unomaly in the hopes of providing IT teams with better visibility into infrastructure issues and unexpected changes and events. Unomaly aims to bring a smarter approach to monitoring for all types of software systems. “Unomaly’s technology focuses on the automatic detection of log anomalies to support … continue reading

ITOps 2020 predictions from around the industry

Tim Armandpour, SVP of engineering at PagerDuty Forget reliability — with the adoption of resilience engineering and the proper use of automation, operators can expect a 20% reduction in unplanned work. Today’s organizations are fixated on the reliability of their technology. But any developer can tell you that the reality is not if it will … continue reading

ITOps Times news digest: TeamViewer Patch Management, Certificate of Cloud Auditing Knowledge, and Ampertiy’s Sandboxes for IT

Remote connectivity solution provider TeamViewer is introducing Patch Management to its monitoring and asset management solution. Patch Management is designed to provide vulnerability detection, patch deployment, and TeamViewer integrations. Key features include Windows and third-party application updates, an intuitive interface and automation and custom policies. As part of the monitoring and asset management solution, benefits … continue reading

Problems and solutions of monitoring your Kubernetes Operators

For me, the most important thing monitoring can provide is the ability to see what is happening inside your clusters–be it the state of the workload, or the status of the applications–is significant and should not be a day two concern. Good information on your clusters allows you to react quickly to misconfigured deployed applications, … continue reading

Datadog releases security monitoring for real-time threat detection

Datadog announced its Security Monitoring solution, which enables real-time threat detection across the entire stack, and facilitates collaboration between security, developer and operation teams.  “We built Security Monitoring to break down silos between security professionals and their DevOps peers, and provide real-time threat detection in modern hybrid cloud environments,” said Marc Tremsal, director of product … continue reading

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