Our June theme for this month's DOXSFO was focused around microservies. We had two speakers that talk about their experiences with microservices and what their expereinces were. Is this something that you should use? Check out the post below to see!
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.
At Dataloop.IO, one of the key trends we're seeing in the monitoring space, is Micro-Services. Although Micro-Services tends to be adopted when an online service gets to scale, we've also seen smaller services and start-ups (including us) designing their architectures around this concept so they can scale up easily as they grow.