Which block I/O scheduler is the best? We asked eBPF

Putting Linux kernel block I/O schedulers under the eBPF microscope eBPF tracing is a broad and deep subject, and can be a bit daunting at first sight. However, when Brendan…

Read More

How Safe is Your Home’s Air? The Internet of Things and Air Quality Monitoring during Wildfires

IoT-driven monitoring of Air Quality during the 2018 California Wildfires Over the past few weeks, the Camp Fire in Northern California and the Woolsey Fire in Southern California have devastated…

Read More

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 has gone wrong. Very few tools allow real-time monitoring of…

Read More

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…

Read More

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…

Read More

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…

Read More