Cloud infrastructure monitoring in action: Dynatrace on Dynatrace


When running software on very elastic infrastructure – whether this is on-premise or in a data center of your trusted cloud provider – it is required that your monitoring not only gives you a lot of metrics. Cloud and microservices ACE Autonomous Cloud Enablement AWS Cloud infrastructure

Building Netflix’s Distributed Tracing Infrastructure

The Netflix TechBlog

Now let’s look at how we designed the tracing infrastructure that powers Edgar. This insight led us to build Edgar: a distributed tracing infrastructure and user experience. We are looking for stunning colleagues to join us on this journey of building distributed tracing infrastructure.

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Immutable Infrastructure


You may also like: Gaining a Systemic View of Immutable Infrastructure Tooling. devops performance integration docker openshift immutable openshift container immutable infrastructure deployments deployment solutionMake your infrastructure.immutable? Over the last few years, a lot has been changed.

Easily monitor your entire infrastructure with Dynatrace Synthetic monitors


In those cases, what should you do if you want to be proactive and ensure that your infrastructure is always up and running? Easy and flexible infrastructure monitoring. In just a few simple steps, you’ve now expanded your infrastructure monitoring possibilities! Dynatrace news.

Byte Down: Making Netflix’s Data Infrastructure Cost-Effective

The Netflix TechBlog

cloud-storage data data-infrastructure aws netflixBy Torio Risianto, Bhargavi Reddy, Tanvi Sahni, Andrew Park Continue reading on Netflix TechBlog ».

Infrastructure monitoring for enterprise cloud – 4 key requirements


If you’re doing it right, cloud represents a fundamental change in how you build, deliver and operate your applications and infrastructure. And that includes infrastructure monitoring. This also implies a fundamental change to the role of infrastructure and operations teams. With all this change, thinking about infrastructure monitoring in the same way as you did before is a big mistake. The Dynatrace OneAgent can run in full-stack mode or infrastructure mode.

AI-powered DNS request tracking extends infrastructure observability for high quality network traffic


The Dynatrace Software Intelligence Platform gives you a complete Infrastructure Monitoring solution for the monitoring of cloud platforms and virtual infrastructure, along with log monitoring and AIOps. Dynatrace news.

Monitoring of Kubernetes Infrastructure for day 2 operations


One of the promises of container orchestration platforms is to make i t easier for the developers to accelerate the deployment of their app lication s without having to worry about scalability and infrastructure dependencies. Monitoring the infrastructure: no matter the number of layers of abstraction that Kubernetes and containers provide, they still run on infrastructure, virtual and physical. Dynatrace news.

Who will watch the watchers? Extended infrastructure observability for WSO2 API Manager


Sure, cloud infrastructure requires comprehensive performance visibility, as Dynatrace provides , but the services that leverage cloud infrastructures also require close attention. Extend infrastructure observability to WSO2 API Manager. Dynatrace news.

Extend infrastructure observability with JMX Extensions and additional full-stack metrics


Infrastructure exists to support the backing services that are collectively perceived by users to be your web application. Issues that manifest themselves as performance degradation on a user’s device can often be traced back to underlying infrastructure issues. With Dynatrace Infrastructure Monitoring you get a complete solution for the monitoring of cloud platforms and virtual infrastructure, along with log monitoring and AIOps. Dynatrace news.

Davis AI now detects infrastructure availability issues as root cause


But what happens if a service work perfectly but the underlying infrastructure, such as processes and hosts, experience an outage? To address such issues, Dynatrace Davis can now also analyze large-scale incidents from the perspective of infrastructure monitoring (IM), in addition to its APM capabilities. Davis combines APM incident and impact detection with infrastructure monitoring root-cause detection at the process and host level. Dynatrace news.

Infrastructure soup

Particular Software

Most frameworks have a way to counter this kind of bloat, pushing infrastructure concerns into separate components that can be reused. The 4th item, creating a user, is the whole point of this message handler, but it's buried in a jumble of infrastructure soup! Where infrastructure belongs If this code were in an ASP.NET Core app, we could use a Filter to separate our infrastructure concerns. When it starts to get colder outside I start to think about soup.

Gain better visibility into your infrastructure with Windows service availability monitoring


At Dynatrace, we’re constantly striving to come up with solutions that help you better understand the health of your infrastructure. Windows-based infrastructure monitoring. Dynatrace news.

Scaling Infrastructure Management with Grail

Uber Engineering

To build and maintain infrastructure at scale, easy access to the current state of the system is paramount. As Uber’s business continues to expand, our infrastructure has grown in size and complexity, making it more difficult to get all the … The post Scaling Infrastructure Management with Grail appeared first on Uber Engineering Blog.

Uber Infrastructure in 2019: Improving Reliability, Driving Customer Satisfaction

Uber Engineering

Every day around the world, millions of trips take place across the Uber network, giving users more reliable transportation through ridesharing, bikes, and scooters, drivers and truckers additional opportunities to earn, employees and employers more convenient business travel, and hungry … The post Uber Infrastructure in 2019: Improving Reliability, Driving Customer Satisfaction appeared first on Uber Engineering Blog.

The Importance of Validating the Testing Infrastructure


The post The Importance of Validating the Testing Infrastructure appeared first on Abstracta Software Testing Services. Performance Engineering Software Testing Performance Performance Testing test infrastructureA lesson to learn the easy way I’m a firm believer in learning from one’s mistakes. When you make a mistake, and you are truly invested in what you do and strive to do it well, you naturally will want to analyze the mistake so.

How to Build a Distributed Load Testing Infrastructure with AWS, Docker, and JMeter


Before we get into the tutorial hands-on, I would like to mention that this topic is not new. It has been covered in various helpful articles like the ones from TestAutomationGuru. The content which I am about to present has its custom favors and solves specific issues that I have encountered while working with this setup. tutorial performance docker performance testing load testing jmeter aws ec2

Building and Scaling Data Lineage at Netflix to Improve Data Infrastructure Reliability, and…

The Netflix TechBlog

Building and Scaling Data Lineage at Netflix to Improve Data Infrastructure Reliability, and Efficiency By: Di Lin , Girish Lingappa , Jitender Aswani Imagine yourself in the role of a data-inspired decision maker staring at a metric on a dashboard about to make a critical business decision but pausing to ask a question?—?“Can Mapping micro-services interactions, entities from real time infrastructure, and ML infrastructure and other non traditional data stores are few such examples.

Extend the AI and automation core of Dynatrace with host extensions to resolve infrastructure problems


So that we can expand our coverage of infrastructure-related problems, we plan to work on more built-in infrastructure extensions, available out of the box with Dynatrace. Looking for ways to solve some of your infrastructure-related problems? The post Extend the AI and automation core of Dynatrace with host extensions to resolve infrastructure problems appeared first on Dynatrace blog. Dynatrace news.

How Data Inspires Building a Scalable, Resilient and Secure Cloud Infrastructure At Netflix

The Netflix TechBlog

Central engineering teams enable this operational model by reducing the cognitive burden on innovation teams through solutions related to securing, scaling and strengthening (resilience) the infrastructure. All these micro-services are currently operated in AWS cloud infrastructure. In the next section, we will highlight some high level areas of focus in each dimension of our infrastructure.

IaaS vs PaaS: Infrastructure as a Service VS Platform as a Service


Infrastructure as a service. To begin with, many businesses are going online. They are relying heavily on the cloud to facilitate their clients, which demands to collect, storing, and processing a vast amount of data before it can be presented to the end-user as information. This is where cloud-based web applications come in to play.

Scaling for Growth: A Q&A with Uber’s VP of Core Infrastructure, Matthew Mengerink

Uber Engineering

As the Vice President of Engineering for Uber’s Core Infrastructure group, Matthew Mengerink faces a daunting task. He oversees 350 engineers across four teams tasked with not only maintaining the platform on which 3,500 microservices run, but also figuring out … The post Scaling for Growth: A Q&A with Uber’s VP of Core Infrastructure, Matthew Mengerink appeared first on Uber Engineering Blog.

Gandalf: an intelligent, end-to-end analytics service for safe deployment in cloud-scale infrastructure

The Morning Paper

Gandalf: an intelligent, end-to-end analytics service for safe deployment in cloud-scale infrastructure , Li et al., NSDI’20. Modern software systems at scale are incredibly complex ever changing environments. Despite all the pre-deployment testing you might employ, this makes it really tough to change them with confidence.

Update to Chrome 73 and infrastructure upgrade


It will include an update to Chrome 73, a revised access management policy for detailed reports and a technical architecture revamped to meet the growing needs of our … Continue reading Update to Chrome 73 and infrastructure upgrade → Service UpdatesAfter several months of intensive work (and a new coffee machine), we are pleased to announce the next update of our service: June 13th (03:00 AM UTC).

Components of Effective Software Monitoring: App Logs, Infrastructure Telemetry, Health-Check Reports


At Logicify , we are proud to be software monitoring geeks. We love to monitor both the apps we develop and the ones we use internally. Not because they are sloppy. Not because we don’t trust our code. But because we love to keep abreast of events, control performance and eliminate the risks of an error. Monitoring helps us be proactive and avert issues before real users are affected.

Unbundling Data Science Workflows with Metaflow and AWS Step Functions

The Netflix TechBlog

infrastructure aws machine-learningby David Berg, Ravi Kiran Chirravuri, Romain Cledat, Jason Ge, Savin Goyal, Ferras Hamad, Ville Tuulos Continue reading on Netflix TechBlog ».

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MySQL on Azure Performance Benchmark – ScaleGrid vs. Azure Database

High Scalability

Microsoft Azure is one of the most popular cloud providers in the world, and a natural fit for database hosting on applications leveraging Microsoft across their infrastructure.

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ScaleGrid DigitalOcean Support for MySQL, PostgreSQL and Redis™ Now Available


The open source model is not only popular with the developer market, but also enterprise companies looking to modernize their infrastructure and reduce spend. ScaleGrid’s advanced performance and broader feature set make it a compelling alternative for developers looking to run their database infrastructure on DigitalOcean. PALO ALTO, Calif.,

Comparing PostgreSQL DigitalOcean Performance & Pricing – ScaleGrid vs. DigitalOcean Managed Databases


As an open source database, it’s a highly popular choice for enterprise applications looking to modernize their infrastructure and reduce their total cost of ownership, along with startup and developer applications looking for a powerful, flexible and cost-effective database to work with. ScaleGrid for PostgreSQL is architectured to leverage-high performance SSD disks on DigitalOcean, and is finely tuned and optimized to achieve the best performance on DigitalOcean infrastructure.

Follower Clusters – 3 Major Use Cases for Syncing SQL & NoSQL Deployments


This helps save massively on infrastructure costs. Follower clusters are a ScaleGrid feature that allows you to keep two independent database systems (of the same type) in sync. Unlike cloning or replication, this allows you to maintain an active, point-in-time copy of your production data. This extra cluster, known as a follower cluster, can be leveraged for multiple use cases, including for analyzing, optimizing and testing your application performance for MongoDB , MySQL and PostgreSQL.

ScaleGrid DBaaS Expands MySQL Hosting Services Through AWS Cloud


Over the years, migrating data to the cloud has become a top priority for organizations looking to modernize their infrastructure for improved security, performance, and agility, closely followed by the trending shift from commercial database management systems to open source databases. PALO ALTO, Calif.,

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How to Improve MySQL AWS Performance 2X Over Amazon RDS at The Same Cost


As organizations continue to migrate to the cloud, it’s important to get in front of performance issues, such as high latency, low throughput, and replication lag with higher distances between your users and cloud infrastructure. AWS is the #1 cloud provider for open-source database hosting, and the go-to cloud for MySQL deployments.

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Eliminate inefficiencies and innovate faster by optimizing hybrid mainframe environments on IBM Z


With the release of Dynatrace 1.194, we’ve added CPU related infrastructure metrics for LPARs (host metrics) and regions (process metrics) and expanded our multidimensional analysis to IBM Z systems, including CICS, IMS, and the CICS transaction gateway. . Easily achieve a cost-effective IBM Z configuration by monitoring relevant infrastructure metrics. Dynatrace provides you with the required infrastructure metrics for uncovering these cost reduction areas out of the box.

Intro to Redis Cluster Sharding – Advantages, Limitations, Deploying & Client Connections

High Scalability

Redis Cluster is the native sharding implementation available within Redis that allows you to automatically distribute your data across multiple nodes without having to rely on external tools and utilities. At ScaleGrid, we recently added support for Redis Clusters on our platform through our fully managed Redis hosting plans.

2019 PostgreSQL Trends Report: Private vs. Public Cloud, Migrations, Database Combinations & Top Reasons Used

High Scalability

PostgreSQL is an open source object-relational database system that has soared in popularity over the past 30 years from its active, loyal, and growing community. For the 2nd year in a row, PostgreSQL has kept the title of #1 fastest growing database in the world according to the DBMS of the Year report by the experts at DB-Engines. So what makes PostgreSQL so special, and how is it being used today?

Hyper Scale VPC Flow Logs enrichment to provide Network Insight

The Netflix TechBlog

How Netflix is able to enrich VPC Flow Logs at Hyper Scale to provide Network Insight By Hariharan Ananthakrishnan and Angela Ho The Cloud Network Infrastructure that Netflix utilizes today is a large distributed ecosystem that consists of specialized functional tiers and services such as DirectConnect, VPC Peering, Transit Gateways, NAT Gateways, etc. data-engineering cloud-networking big-data cloud-infrastructure netflix

Follower Clusters – 3 Major Use Cases for Syncing SQL & NoSQL Deployments

High Scalability

Here are a few critical ways in which it differs from replication: Analytics Cluster Appliction monitoring Cloning Clustering Database Database Development Database Reporting Database Testing DevOps Follower Cluster MongoDB Monitoring MySQL Postgres Production Data Replication admin analytics best platform cluster clusters database database replication database scalability databases deployment infrastructure mysql mysql cluster mysql load optimization postgresql replication sql testing

Everything as Code


And, this is even more apparent due to the ever-increasing infrastructure complexity enterprises are dealing with. It’s important to note that the “Everything as Code” methodology covers a wide variety of tools, many of which are open source, including Infrastructure as Code, configuration management, operations, security and policies, which can each be leveraged for transforming to Everything as Code. Dynatrace news.

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M3: Uber’s Open Source, Large-scale Metrics Platform for Prometheus

Uber Engineering

As part of our robust and scalable metrics infrastructure, we built … The post M3: Uber’s Open Source, Large-scale Metrics Platform for Prometheus appeared first on Uber Engineering Blog. Architecture Open Source Grafana Infrastructure M3 M3 Coordinator M3DB Metrics Platform OSS Prometheus Uber Infrastructure

MySQL High Availability Framework Explained – Part III: Failover Scenarios

High Scalability

In this three-part blog series, we introduced a High Availability (HA) Framework for MySQL hosting in Part I, and discussed the details of MySQL semisynchronous replication in Part II. Now in Part III, we review how the framework handles some of the important MySQL failure scenarios and recovers to ensure high availability. MySQL Failover Scenarios. Scenario 1 – Master MySQL Goes Down. The Corosync and Pacemaker framework detects that the master MySQL is no longer available.

2019 Open Source Database Report: Top Databases, Public Cloud vs. On-Premise, Polyglot Persistence


Wondering whether an on-premise vs. public cloud vs. hybrid cloud infrastructure is best for your database strategy? Cloud Infrastructure Analysis : Public Cloud vs. On-Premise vs. Hybrid Cloud. Cloud Infrastructure Breakdown by Database. Now, let’s take a look at the cloud infrastructure setup breakdown by database management systems. So, which cloud infrastructure is right for you? Average Number of Database Types Used by Infrastructure.

Self-Host Your Static Assets

CSS Wizardry

One of the quickest wins—and one of the first things I recommend my clients do—to make websites faster can at first seem counter-intuitive: you should self-host all of your static assets, forgoing others’ CDNs/infrastructure. If you have any render-blocking CSS or synchronous JS hosted on third party domains, go and bring it onto your own infrastructure right now. Moving the assets onto our own infrastructure brings load times down from around 5.4s

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Employing QUIC Protocol to Optimize Uber’s App Performance

Uber Engineering

Architecture Mobile bufferbloat Cronet HTTP/2 HTTP/3 Infrastructure Internet Engineering Task Force mobile engineering QUIC retransmission timeout Transmission Control Protocol Uber MobileUber operates on a global scale across more than 600 cities, with our apps relying entirely on wireless connectivity from over 4,500 mobile carriers.