The latest News and Information on Monitoring for Websites, Applications, APIs, Infrastructure, and other technologies.


Visualize Geotemporal Data with InfluxDB Cloud's New Map Graph

We recently introduced a new Map graph type into InfluxDB Cloud to help users visualize time series data that includes position. Above is a graph showing the most recent earthquakes in California, where the color of the marker indicates their magnitude. In this post, I’m going to walk through the ways to ingest geotemporal data into InfluxDB Cloud, and how to use the new Maps visualization type.


Talk of the Town: Single Page Application

In recent days web application has become a vital part of our day-to-day life. We often don’t understand the technology behind an application as how it works, what type of programming languages have been used or what kind of databases are used to store and retrieve data. But when you try to create one such application you should definitely know how to build an application and the technology stack behind it.


What is Application Performance Management (APM)? Overview and 11 Features to Look for in APM Tool

Application Performance Management is all about gaining a complete picture of your applications' inner workings so you can make sure they're performing as they should. APM tools make it easier for developers to spot issues that are preventing their applications from providing outstanding user experiences. Furthermore, these monitoring services can help to limit the danger of fatal outages and downtime, which can be extremely costly for any company.

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How You Can Make Your Database More Efficient

Data is the lifeblood of your business, critical to its survival and success. It delivers insights into customers' specific needs, helping you better understand them and deliver a more tailored user experience. With data playing such a key role in whether modern businesses sink or swim, it's vitally important to optimize your database to ensure data is insightful, relevant, and actionable, providing the end user with the best possible experience.

Monitor AWS FSx audit logs with Datadog

Amazon FSx for Windows File Server is a fully managed file storage service built on Windows Server. Migrating on-premise Windows file systems to a managed service like FSx enables organizations to reduce operational overhead and take advantage of the flexibility and scalability of the cloud. But having visibility into file access activity across their environment is key for security and compliance requirements, particularly in sectors such as financial services and healthcare.


What Is Network Latency: Complete Guide on How to Check, Measure and Reduce It to Improve Performance

So you finally launched your service worldwide, great! The next thing you’ll see is thousands and thousands of people flooding into your amazing website from all corners of the world expecting to have the same experience regardless of their location. Here is where things get tricky. Having an infrastructure that will support the expansion of your service across the globe without sacrificing user experience is going to be real though as distance will introduce latency.


Monitoring serverless applications with AWS CloudWatch alarms

Running any application in production assumes reliable monitoring to be in place and serverless applications are no exception. As modern cloud applications get more and more distributed and complex, the challenge of monitoring availability, performance, and cost get increasingly difficult. Unfortunately there isn’t much offered right out of the box from cloud providers.


Why MSPs Need End-to-End Visibility

The “shared responsibility” model of the cloud puts most of the control with Microsoft, despite the MSP being responsible. As shown below, Microsoft puts very little responsibility into the hands of the customer (or, in your case, the MSP), which is why most MSPs stick to the basic onboarding-related tasks as their Microsoft 365 offering. But the customer’s reliance on Microsoft 365 has changed in the last 14 months… and so have their expectations.


How to Maximize the Performance of Your Kubernetes Deployment

With Kubernetes emerging as a strong choice for container orchestration for many organizations, monitoring in Kubernetes environments is essential to application performance. Poor application/infrastructure performance impact in the era of cloud computing, as-a-service delivery models is more significant than ever. How many of us today have more than two rideshare apps or more than three food delivery apps?