TSDBs at Scale – Part One

This two-part series examines the technical challenges of Time Series Databases (TSDBs) at scale. Like relational databases, TSDBs have certain technical challenges at scale, especially when the dataset becomes too…

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 facts and figures from our 2018 Monitoring DevOps Survey. The…

A Guide To Service Level Objectives, Part 1: SLOs & You

Four steps to ensure that you hit your targets – and learn from your successes. This is the first in a multi-part series about Service Level Objectives. The second part…

Air Quality Sensors and IoT Systems Monitoring

2017 was a bad year for fires in California. The Tubbs Fire in Sonoma County in October destroyed whole neighborhoods and sent toxic smoke south through most of the San…

Comprehensive Container-Based Service Monitoring with Kubernetes and Istio

Operating containerized infrastructure brings with it a new set of challenges. You need to instrument your containers, evaluate your API endpoint performance, and identify bad actors within your infrastructure. The…

Less Toil, More Coil – Telemetry Analysis with Python

This was a frequent request we were hearing from many customers: “How can I analyze my data with Python?” The Python Data Science toolchain (Jupyter/NumPy/pandas) offers a wide spectrum of…