Topic: observability

Report: Majority of companies use up to nine different tools for observability

A majority of companies are struggling with tool sprawl when it comes to observability. The Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF), in partnership with the Observability Technical Advisory Group, recently released the results of its microsurvey on cloud native observability, and found 72% of respondents reported using up to nine different tools geared at logging, metrics, … continue reading

Report: Top 10 of most-used apps deal with app monitoring and incident response

This year saw substantial growth in apps that help organizations monitor their systems and respond quickly as the top 10 most popular developer tools used dealt with app monitoring and incident response. This stems from Okta’s new report “Businesses at Work” which gathered data from more than 14,000 global customers and the Okta Integration Network.  … continue reading

Report: 74% of companies not achieving true observability despite massive investments

If you need any more proof that you need observability in your systems, look no further than last week’s large AWS outage. It took down many large websites, and was a great reminder that you need to know what your systems are doing at all times in order to be able to properly respond when … continue reading

ITOps Times Open-Source Project of the Week: Istio

Istio is an open source service mesh that simplifies observability, traffic management, security, and policy. It extends Kubernetes to establish a programmable, application-aware network using the Envoy service proxy.  Istio 1.12 was recently launched with an improved experience with WebAssembly that allows users to dynamically load custom-built extensions at runtime through an API. The latest … continue reading

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

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