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July 15, 2016

Got Alert Fatigue? Top 5 Ways SaaS Leaders Tackle It to Get Their Mojo Back

Alerting is a necessity in monitoring to maintain production SaaS operations at high quality. With customer experience #1 priority in an “always on” world, DevOps teams need to be able to respond to problems in their environment ASAP. Alerts can automatically let you know when something starts to go wonky,…

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June 30, 2016

A User’s Insights for Extending Wavefront to Solaris

Wavefront’s biggest fans are often DevOps engineers that are creating telemetry-lead architecture and tooling for diverse public and private hosted estates. For them, Wavefront is a godsend, with its lightning-fast, query-driven UI to visualize metric data streams from all layers of the stack, in a single cloud-hosted, analytics platform. Self-service…

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June 23, 2016

5 Signs it’s Time to Replace Your In-House Monitoring Platform (Grafana + Graphite, or Others)

Last month, I began a market research project to interview Wavefront customers to capture why they selected us and how they’re getting value from our ‘unified cloud monitoring with real-time analytics’ platform. Many Wavefront users are DevOps teams in revenue-generating SaaS businesses. Developers, DevOps, Site Reliability Engineering, Tech Ops– all…

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April 25, 2016

How to Monitor Containers with cAdvisor and Wavefront

We’re always looking for new ways to give visibility into complex architecture using Wavefront.

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April 21, 2016

Why is Operational Anomaly Detection So Hard?

As the CTO of Wavefront, I spend a lot of time on the road meeting with our customers. It never fails to amaze me how they’ve managed to apply Wavefront to a broad variety of use cases, even ones that we never considered when we initially built the platform —…

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