#DOXLON DevOps Exchange (March 17) - DevOps Exchange March 2016

Posted by : David Gildeh | DevOps Exchange London, DOXLON, DevOps Exchange (DOXLON), DevOps | 0 Comments

This past March, we held our DevOps Exchange London at Marks & Spencer HQ on March 17th. As usual, we had an eventful evening with good chats, networking, pizza and drinks to commemorate St. Patrick's Day. Join DevOps Exchange London Meetup to stay tuned for all future events: DOXLON Meetup.

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Package Management for Monitoring

Posted by : Steven Acreman | Product Updates, monitoring, Microservices, Dataloop.IO | 0 Comments

Grouping things up into easily deployable artifacts isn't a new concept. Most monitoring tools mature to the stage where you can import pre-baked configuration that helps speed up monitoring of services. We recently added a Packs Library to Dataloop that uses our unique plugin deployment technology to single click install monitoring for common services. On top of this we added auto-discovery to automate the installation of packs. So now you can get from no monitoring to a base coverage for your common services across thousands of hosts in a matter of minutes.

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New Features (April 2016)

Posted by : Steven Acreman | Product Updates, Dataloop.IO, Docker | 0 Comments

April was another busy month at Dataloop with updates to our alerts UI, a new dashboard widget and improvements on our Docker monitoring and command line tool.

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A practical guide to alerting

Posted by : Steven Acreman | Monitoring Wisdom, monitoring, Alerts | 0 Comments

Alerts should be simple to understand and actionable when triggered. Spending lots of time fixing spammy alerts is not the most fun job in the world. Especially if you have no idea if what you are fixing is actually worth fixing.

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Our experiences with Erlang

Posted by : Steven Acreman | Erlang, Engineering, Dalmatimer DB | 0 Comments

Erlang Solutions were kind enough to invite me to speak at their user group last month. The talk was pretty high level and goes into some of the problems we wanted to solve, technology choices and discusses our new time series database - Dalmatiner DB.

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A typical monitoring project

Posted by : Steven Acreman | Monitoring Wisdom, monitoring, SaaS | 0 Comments

Disclaimer: This blog applies to monitoring at SaaS companies.

Monitoring projects are quite common in large organisations. Usually they kick off at the beginning of the year when everyone is fresh and renewed from the holidays. A large block of time is allocated to 'cleaning up what we have to make it useful'. Everyone dreams of a day when the various systems actually reflect reality.

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Playing with Dalmatiner DB

Posted by : Steven Acreman | Engineering, Dalmatimer DB | 0 Comments

Dalmatimer DB is an open source time series database built on top of riak-core and ZFS. It re-uses the logic from riak-core to handle the logic of where data is located but implements its very own database optimised for metrics

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New Features (Jan, Feb & March 2016)

Posted by : Steven Acreman | Product Updates | 0 Comments

We've been pretty busy since the beginning of the year adding lots of new features. This blog is a round up of the new things in case you missed the updates in Slack.

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StatsD, Dataloop and Grafana

Posted by : Steven Acreman | Product Updates, Grafana, Plugin | 0 Comments

Today we are announcing the release of our Grafana datasource plugin. There's now a valid cloud storage alternative to running your own time series database in house.

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Monitoring Orchestration

Posted by : Steven Acreman | Product Updates, monitoring, DLCLI, API | 0 Comments

In the old world before cloud and continuous delivery you used to set stuff up once and then leave it alone until the monitoring system notified you of a problem.

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