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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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March 10, 2016

Knowing Your Vitals: Application Performance Management with Wavefront

The situation is tense: people yelling at one another, monitors flashing with numbers, charts going in all sorts of directions — the pressure is on to figure out what’s going on and how to fix it. It is, perhaps, just another day at the ICU of a typical hospital, where,…

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