Telemetry Intelligence is the Next Generation of Monitoring & Observability

As the cost of computerization and connectivity continues to plummet, the number of computers, servers, devices, and sensors continues to rapidly proliferate — and they are generating an unfathomable amount…

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Circonus Assessment Regarding the Log4j Vulnerability (CVE-2021-44228)

As you are likely already aware, on December 9, 2021, Apache disclosed that Log4j contains a critical vulnerability allowing for unauthenticated remote code execution. This vulnerability – CVE-2021-44228 – is…

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Why Open Source Histograms Are The Future of Telemetry Monitoring

Latency measurements have become an important part of IT infrastructure and application monitoring. The latencies of a wide variety of events like requests, function calls, garbage collection, disk IO, system-call,…

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Ecommerce Sales are Skyrocketing – 3 Steps Retailers can Take to Make Sure Their Online Shopping Sites are Performing

One year ago this month, I wrote a post about how the COVID-19 pandemic was going to greatly accelerate the pace of global, digital transformation. How literally overnight we were…

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Study: The Complexities of Kubernetes Drive Monitoring Challenges and Indicate Need for More Turnkey Solutions

Introduction We recently surveyed 200 Kubernetes operators about their Kubernetes deployments, including their top challenges and goals as it relates to Kubernetes overall as well as monitoring specifically. Why? We…

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Why the 20s will be the “Data Decade” and How to Prepare

In the next decade, the world will produce an unfathomable amount of machine data — metrics, measurements, and telemetry data that is emitted from everything from servers to robots and…

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