ZFS on Linux

Posted by : Steven Acreman | Engineering, Dalmatimer DB, Linux | 2 Comments

We've started to use a new time-series database called Dalmatiner DB which relies on the filesystem for features like compression and consistency checking. Initially this database was written for SmartOS which has native ZFS support but given the maturity of ZFS on Linux we thought we'd run our setup on Linux.

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Monitoring Configuration - Files vs Databases

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

There are a few religions in the world of monitoring. Pushing metrics vs pulling metrics, agents vs agent-less and files vs databases for storing config being some common examples.

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API Monitoring

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

Recently I've been documenting our API's using Slate which is a static site generator. It turns markdown text into pretty html. We've had customers using our API's for a while but the docs were hosted on a Github wiki page and weren't very friendly or nice to look at. Since making the docs better we've had more people build things!

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#DOXLON DevOps Exchange (January 16) – DevOps Exchange January 2016!

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

To kick off 2016 we held our January meetup at Sainsbury's Tech Hub in Holborn, with one of our largest attendances yet! As usual, 3 great talks followed by beer and pizza networking. If you'd like to join our next meetup on March 17th at Mark's & Spencer's digital hub then sign up here: http://www.meetup.com/DevOps-Exchange-London/events/228946395/

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Tying it all together: Monitoring Auto discovery!

Posted by : Steven Acreman | Product Updates, monitoring, auto discovery | 0 Comments

Wouldn't it be great if everything set itself up automatically. You install an agent on your server and then magic happens.

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#DOXLON DevOps Exchange (November 15) – DevOps Exchange November

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

This month we held our meetup at the one of our favourite venues, DigitasLBI. As usual, 3 great speakers followed by beer and pizza afterwards.

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Announcing Packs!

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

Packs provide a way to one-click setup monitoring. As of today we have packs for Base Operating System Monitoring, Elastic Search, IIS, Memcache, Mongo DB, MS SQL, Redis and Riak. Packs are really simple and quick to create so we’ll likely balloon up in number over the next few weeks.

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#DOXSFO DevOps Exchange San Francisco (Nov 15) – Inaugural Meetup

Posted by : David Gildeh | San Francisco, DevOps Exchange (DOXSFO), DevOps | 0 Comments

Tony from Linux Recruit had the great idea of hosting a DevOps Exchange meetup at Vungle while he was in town for Kubecon, and it was always our plan to eventually take what has become the world's largest DevOps meetup in London, over to the states, and see how it went over there.

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Preview: Account Model

Posted by : Steven Acreman | Product Updates, self-service, account, feature | 0 Comments

This blog is a behind the scenes look at what we’re currently building at Dataloop. The new self-service account model!

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Enhanced Docker Monitoring

Posted by : Steven Acreman | Product Updates, feature, Docker | 0 Comments

Since our last blog about Docker we've been working on making setup even simpler. Here's a quick step by step guide in our new UI that we'll be releasing in a couple of weeks (until then everything works the same, but things may look cosmetically different).

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