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November 9, 2016

Replacing Nagios Checks with Wavefront Intelligent Alerting

This blog post was written by Parag Sanghavi on behalf of Wavefront. Nagios monitors IT infrastructure components including servers, network devices, operating systems, and application sub-systems. First launched in 1999, Nagios has community-provided plugins for monitoring a large set of components. It has grown to become the near de facto…

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November 2, 2016

Collectd vs. Telegraf: Comparing Metric Collection Agents

This blog post was written by Evan Pease on behalf of Wavefront. This article will offer a comparison of the 2 most popular collector agents from our experience out in the wild world of metrics, Collectd and Telegraf. This comparison is not meant to be a sweeping deep dive into…

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July 22, 2016

How Algolia Uses Wavefront to Keep Its Hosted Search API Instantaneous for 12B+ Queries Monthly

The Holberton School of Software Engineering recently hosted a meetup in San Francisco with presenters from API company, Algolia, and Wavefront.Wavefront’s CTO, Dev Nag, opened with an intro to data science in the context of operational monitoring and anomaly detection. Then Algolia’s CTO, Julien Lemoine, put Dev’s words into real-world…

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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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