May 2017 DOXSFO: Docker and Containers, Three Very Different Views

Posted by : Lisa Hong | Docker Containers, Meetup, DevOps Exchange (DOXSFO), Docker, DOXSFO

The main theme of our May DOXSFO meetup featured one of the most popular topics in DevOps right now: Containers and Docker. We had three very different talks on the subject. Amit spoke about how utilizing Docker has changed his continuous integration ecosystem. Corey had a very unique and entertaining talk about why Docker may not be all it's cracked up to seem, and David also chimes in with how we at Outlyer have been able to building our own container monitoring solution.

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Insight Engineering at Netflix, Kentik on DevOps + NetOps, and PagerDuty on Teamwork

Posted by : Ivana Ivanovic | Meetup, DevOps Exchange (DOXSFO)

 

We kickstarted the return of our DevOps Exchange SF (DOXSFO) Meetup with a subject close to our hearts and critical for successful DevOps: monitoring. A lineup of expert speakers shared their insight on latest and greatest practices in monitoring, incident management and DevOps teamwork. 

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#DOXLON Mar 2017—Native, Distributed Storage For Kubernetes, and More

Posted by : David Gildeh | Meetup, DevOps Exchange London, DOXLON

If you were unable to make the KubeCon Berlin, this is another opportunity to hear from Joseph Jacks, one of the founders of Kismatic (the enterprise Kubernetes company, now Apprenda), and a founder of KubeCon. Joseph discussed native, distributed storage for Kubernetes.

We also heard from Bobby DeVeaux, one of our favourite people in DevOps, who presented his most recent project, a production-ready scalable Docker Swarm using Terraform and Packer. Mangirdas Judeikis from Red Hat provided a deep dive to OpenShift and how it works with containers. Cameron Adams took us through how ITV have been using Docker & Selenium to reduce their build pipeline from 4 hours to 40 minutes.

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#DOXLON Feb 2017 - Building a Culture of Innovation at Ticketmaster

Posted by : David Gildeh | Meetup, DevOps Exchange London, DOXLON

February DOXLON tackled scaling a massive IOT infrastructure, internal certificate management, and learnings from a DevOps-flavored journey to a culture of innovation. As usual, we learned from some of the best engineering teams out there: EVRYTHING, Smarkets and Ticketmaster.

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Introducing Outlyer: Monitoring, Done Differently

Posted by : David Gildeh

How our $5MM Series A has changed our team, product, and brand  

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New in Outlyer: Analytics

Posted by : Colin Hemmings | Graphs, Metrics, New Feature

February 2017 update: Screenshots in this blog post carry our old name and brand, Dataloop.IO. All product functionality has remained the same. Thank you for understanding.

Since we make the collection of data super simple with self-service and open source standards, it means our users continue sending us more and more of the stuff. We support monitoring all layers of your service, including host, application and business metrics. While you need as much information as possible about how your online service is performing, you can soon end up drowning in data, making it hard to know what you have, let alone gain any valuable insights.

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#DOXLON Jan 2017 - FinTech Infrastructure Challenges

Posted by : David Gildeh | Meetup, DevOps Exchange London, DOXLON

In this edition of DOXLON, Oliver Beattie from Monzo, a banking app, talked us through their network architecture, how they have secured it, and the lessons they've learned along the way. Chris Sinjakli from GoCardless discussed the importance of reliability, and dove into a recent feature for zero-downtime patch upgrades. Last but not least, Ed Hargin and Kyrylo Novotarskyi from TransferWise talked about their move from a monolithic codebase and shared infrastructure towards independent infrastructure management that is better focused on helping solve customer problems.

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New in Outlyer: AWS Integration

Posted by : Colin Hemmings | New Feature, AWS | 1 Comment

February 2017 update: Screenshots in this blog post carry our old name and brand, Dataloop.IO. All product functionality has remained the same. Thank you for understanding.

If you have moved to the AWS Cloud, or are in the process of doing so, chances are you don’t have a great deal of time to worry about monitoring it. Now, ideally there would be an off-the-shelf solution to take this pain away. This was the aim for the AWS CloudWatch service, but we decided to go a step further. Today we are pleased to announce the release of the Outlyer AWS integration.

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#DOXLON Nov 2016 - ELK Stack & Beats, Splunk @ Strft & cgroupv2 at Facebook

Posted by : David Gildeh | DOXLON, DevOps, Docker, Linux

At the November DOXLON, Facebook gave us an in-depth look into the way we have managed containers over the past 8 years, and why a complete overhaul is coming, with an entirely new control group system. Epam Systems showed us how to use the ELK stack together with Beats Plugin data shippers for system metrics, along with monitoring multiple Docker containers. Neil Chowdhury at Strft focused on how they are using Splunk and data models for collaboration, and the need for semantic logging.

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Kubernetes vs. Mesos vs. Swarm — An Opinionated Discussion

Posted by : Ivana Ivanovic | Docker Containers, DOXLON, Docker

The topic of the October 2016 DOXLON Meetup was container orchestration. The goal: shed light on and compare existing technologies: Kubernetes, Mesos and Docker Swarm. The Meetup started with lighting talks about Kubernetes and Mesos in production at two large companies, Pearson and Schibsted. This was followed by a panel discussion, moderated by our CTO Steven Acreman.

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