Topic: observability

Five common questions about observability

Observability has emerged as a key capability that successful organizations need in order to deliver improved digital services to customers, employees and partners. It is especially relevant for today’s IT Ops environments where flexibility has given way to complexity for highly distributed and hybrid environments.  ITOps Times recently asked Sudip Datta, head of AIOps & … continue reading

Moogsoft announces new capabilities to unify monitoring

The AIOps and observability solution provider Moogsoft today announced new product features and enhancements that increase context and improve workflow automation to provide customers with an unparalleled unified cloud monitoring solution. New enhancements and integrations include troubleshooting capabilities with Datadog for events and metrics, integration with Prometheus Alert manager to gain context and turn data … continue reading

ITOps Times Open-Source Project of the Week: New Relic I/O

The observability company New Relic launched New Relic Observability (I/O), which is an open-source ecosystem of quickstarts. It hopes that the catalogue will empower software engineers to instrument, dashboard and alert their technology stack. The company found that while most engineers and developers are familiar with observability, there’s a huge gap in adoption with only … continue reading

Logz.io announces partnership with Microsoft

The open-source observability platform provider Logz.io announced a new strategic partnership with Microsoft Azure to streamline monitoring and observability workflows for cloud developers.  Azure users can now deploy the Logz.io platform directly from the Azure Console just with the click of a button. Logz.io’s unique approach to monitoring and observability combines open source tools such … continue reading

New Relic FutureStack 2021 unveils updates to Kubernetes, error tracking and network observability

New Relic made a number of new announcements around making observability a data-driven approach and catching errors before they happen at its annual FutureStack 2021 conference this week.  As part of the conference, the company unveiled a brand new Kubernetes experience, powered by Auto-Telemetry with Pixie. Pixie is an open-source observability solution that the company … continue reading

Report: Observability to be a key challenge in 2021

There is no denying that IT complexity increased in 2020 as IT organizations had to quickly transform to accommodate a distributed workforce. Though observability was already gaining traction, this increased complexity further made the case for observability.  According to a newly released report from Cisco AppDynamics, 74% of respondents believe that gaining observability into their … continue reading

Lightstep brings AIOps to observability

Observability platform provider Lightstep announced a new way to approach observability with the release of Change Intelligence. The new solution aims to provide better clarity and enable users to resolve issues before they hit customers.  According to the company, while AIOps promises to improve IT operations, it doesn’t take into account today’s complex and ever-changing … continue reading

Why OpenTelemetry is here to stay

It is no longer possible to instrument the world.  Over the past 20 years, there has been an explosion of software development. With that growing interest has come an ever-diversifying, fractal landscape of widely shared software libraries. Applying these shared libraries makes up most of modern programming.  This has been a wonderful experience, but there’s … continue reading

Report: Enterprise data applications that are not optimized with observability and continuous tuning have enormous waste

Pepperdata’s inaugural Big Data Performance Report 2020 revealed that enormous waste exists within enterprise data applications that are not optimized by solutions that allow for observability and continuous tuning. There is also tremendous potential to optimize and reduce that waste. This is happening because as more complex big data applications migrate, the likelihood of resource … continue reading

ITOps Times Open-Source Project of the Week: New Relic

This week’s featured open-source project is based on New Relic’s observability platform. In an effort to help software engineers instrument everything and better understand their digital systems, the company is making its agents, integrations and SDKs available under an open-source license.  “New Relic is committed to open standards, open source instrumentation, and the open communities … continue reading

premium ITOps Observability Guide

You’ve likely heard the term observability being passed around for the past few years, and you might have assumed that it is just another marketing buzzword for monitoring. And you wouldn’t be alone in that thinking. Some experts would say that “Observability”, “AIOps” and “Application Performance Monitoring (APM)” are just terms used to distinguish between … continue reading

New Relic introduces AI suite for incident detection, resolution

Observability platform provider New Relic today is releasing a new suite of AI capabilities to help customers more quickly detect, assess and mitigate critical incidents. On-call DevOps and site reliability are tasked with monitoring massive amounts of information, and a big challenge is to find signals from a flood of alerts, to take action on … continue reading

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