The Problem with Percentiles – Aggregation brings Aggravation

Percentiles have become one of the primary service level indicators to represent real systems monitoring performance. When used correctly, they […]

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A Guide to Service Level Objectives, Part 3: Quantifying Your SLOs

A guide to the importance of, and techniques for, accurately quantifying your Service Level Objectives. This is the third in […]

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Quantifying WordPress Performance Improvements with circonus-logwatch

Deriving meaningful insights from third-party logs has always been a difficult yet necessary task. Most analysis occurs after-the-fact, when something […]

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A Guide To Service Level Objectives, Part 2: It All Adds Up

A simple primer on the complicated statistical analysis behind setting your Service Level Objectives. This is the second in a […]

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Latency SLOs Done Right

In their excellent SLO-workshop at SRECon2018 (program)¬†Liz Fong-Jones, Kristina Bennett and Stephen Thorne¬†(Google) presented some best practice examples for Latency […]

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Monitoring DevOps: Where are we now? [Infographic]

Our first DevOps & Monitoring Survey was conducted at ChefConf 2015. This year, we’ve created an infographic based on the […]

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