What’s Tops in DevOps?

The most innovative DevOps trends of 2018, and what to look out for in 2019 Seems like you can’t talk tech these days without hearing about DevOps. What is it?…

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

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Some Like It Flat

JSON rules the world, much to our collective chagrin. I’ve mentioned before the atrocious shortcomings of JSON as a format and I feel deeply saddened that the format has taken…

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Hosts, Metrics, and Pricing, Oh My!

As the number and types of monitoring vendors have risen over the past several years, so have the pricing models. With the rise of cloud based ephemeral systems, often running…

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Systems Monitoring is Ripe for a Revolution

Before we explore systems, let’s talk users. After all, most of our businesses wouldn’t exist without lots of users; users that have decreasing brand loyalty and who value unintrusive, convenient,…

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The Uphill Battle for Visibility

In 2011, Circonus released a feature that revolutionized the way people could observe systems. We throw around the word “histogram” a lot and the industry has listened. And while we’ve…

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