17 July, 2017
Watchdog’s Out-of-the-Box Alerts Notify Lucid Software Engineer of Abnormality His Company’s Paid Enterprise Tools Didn’t Catch Automatically
David Torgerson, staff engineer and head of DevOps at Lucid Software, maker of cloud-based Lucidchart and Lucidpress, was running his usual Jenkinsworkflow like he has hundreds of times before. What he didn’t know was that Watchdog’s powerful, zero-config alerts would notify him of an abnormality that the company’s paid enterprise software had been missing all along.
10 July, 2017
Golang Pros & Cons for DevOps (Part 3 of 6): Speed vs. Lack of Generics
This is our six-part series on Golang Pros and Cons for using Go in a DevOps development cycle. In this one, we discuss Golang’s runtime, compilation, and maintenance speed (the pro) and lack of generics (a real con).
3 July, 2017
Why Watchdog Should Be a Part of Your DevOps Monitoring Team
"Alert, fearless, loyal, and highly trainable." That’s the American Kennel Club’s description of the doberman pinscher breed. It also describes Watchdog, our free system vitals monitoring tool. Here's why.
26 June, 2017
Start Madness Winner Blue Matador, Inc. Announces Successful First-week Results of Its AI-Powered DevOps Monitoring Platform Beta
Blue Matador Inc., a DevOps software startup based in Herriman, Utah, and 2nd-place winner of the 2017 Silicon Slopes Start Madness Competition, today announced the first-week beta results of its AI-powered DevOps monitoring platform, also called Blue Matador.
19 June, 2017
Announcing the Beta Launch of the Blue Matador DevOps Monitoring Platform
After year and a half of development, multiple private releases and feedback cycles, and an uncountable number of SweeTARTS Chewies and Peanut Butter Butter M&M’s, we are pleased to announce the launch of our platform beta!
12 June, 2017
Golang Pros and Cons for DevOps (Part 2 of 6): Interface Implementation and Public/Private Designations
Welcome back to our six-part series on Golang Pros and Cons for using Go in a DevOps development cycle. In this part, we discuss interface implementation (the pro) and public/private designations (a real con).
5 June, 2017
The 5 Myths of Centralized Log Management
Centralized logging has been around for years, which means the DevOps practice has acquired a few misnomers among developer and operations folk. The common myths surrounding log management may surprise you and your team.
30 May, 2017
Golang Pros and Cons for DevOps (Part 1 of 6): Goroutines, Panics, and Errors
Google Go can be the perfect language for your next DevOps application. As the first post in a six-part series, we delve into golang's pros and cons as they relate to building DevOps programs, starting with goroutines, panics, and errors in this one.
22 May, 2017
How DevOps Helped Save the Day From WannaCry Ransomware (And How It Could Save Your Company, Too)
DevOps methodologies and processes helped save the day from WannaCry. It could also help save your company from future ransomware too — if implemented right.
15 May, 2017