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How to choose between AWS RDS and EC2 Hosted Database?
AWS RDS vs EC2 – Benefits, Limitations, And Tradeoffs You’ve decided to migrate your applications from on-premises to AWS and are considering what cloud services are available that suit your needs the best. Read this blog to know more about AWS RDS vs EC2.
AWS Database Types – Aurora vs DynamoDB vs RDS – How do they compare?
In this blog, we describe the different types of AWS’ managed databases and their various features and merits. By the end of the blog, you should have better information to choose the right AWS database that would match your application’s needs.
Monitoring Amazon AWS Cloud
It is incumbent on cloud ops teams to choose the correct type of AWS EC2 instance relative to the underlying application. The wrong choice could adversely impact business and user experience. This blog post walks through a customer case study where the instance choice impacted their business. It is important for Application and Ops (AppOps) teams to collaborate closely...
Infrastructure as Code – IAC
for Microsoft Azure
Infrastructure as code and automating deployment and scale-up/down in Azure is becoming the new normal. Today’s blog is just a collection of the hottest and most ubiquitous automation technologies you are likely to see in the Azure ecosystem augmenting and extending the limitations of the native functionality, plus some links to the best...
AIOps Strategy and Management
Enterprises that adopt AIOps are finding that their employees are more productive and spend more time on innovation when AIOps is freeing them from troubleshooting and other fire-fighting activities. This blog covers how to establish your AIOps strategy in 3 steps.
Top 10 Characteristics of an Enterprise-Class IT Application and Infrastructure Monitoring Tool
‘Enterprise class’ is a buzzword that refers to applications that are designed to be robust, flexible, and scalable. Read this blog to learn the top 10 characteristics of an enterprise-class IT Application and Infrastructure Monitoring solution.
Why Performance Monitoring is still needed for Cloud Services
Performance Monitoring in the Cloud – Why it Still Matters So your organization has decided to move to the cloud. Smart move! Many companies today are either making the move to the cloud or have already made it. According to RightScale’s 2019 State of the Cloud Survey, 94% of IT professionals say their companies use the cloud. Over...
Monitoring and the Cloud: Black Boxes and Black Holes
For years, monitoring has used the terms ‘black box’ and ‘white box.’ Black box monitoring is outside-in; it tests externally visible behavior. Real user monitoring and service-level monitoring are examples. White box monitoring is inside-out; it provides details about the internal state of a system and is critical for root-cause...
How to Solve Slow Server Response Times
Quickly Triage Complex Server and IT Problems One of the most common and yet difficult things for any admin to accomplish is to trouble shoot end user “slow-time” issues. Application, database, network and server unresponsiveness or “slow-time” negatively affects enterprise performance and end user productivity ten times more often than...