Topic: observability

SD Times news digest: Vercel raises $40 million to “build the next web,” AWS IoT Greengrass 20, and Lightrun’s new observability integrations

Vercel has announced a $40 million round of funding to “help everyone build the next web.” Vercel is a cloud platform for static sites and serverless functions that focuses on helping front-end development. The round of funding was led by GV and included Greenoaks Capital, Bedrock Capital, Geodesic Capital, Accel Partners and CRV.  The company … continue reading

Rookout shifts observability left with server performance metrics for developers

Rookout wants developers to have a bigger role when it comes to application performance monitoring (APM). The company announced server performance metrics will now be available in its debugging workflow.  According to the company, while CPU spikes, memory leaks and disks filling up were previously IT operations responsibility, as DevOps shift’s left, developers need to … continue reading

SD Times news digest: JetBrains WebStorm 2020.3, Instana Enterprise Observability for Microservices now available on AWS, Informatica’s new data lake management solution

This latest release of JetBrains’ JavaScript IDE is packed with many long-awaited enhancements, including support for Tailwind CSS, the ability to sync one’s IDE theme with their OS settings, and Git staging. WebStorm 2020.3 also includes a new welcome screen, the ability to sync the IDE theme with your OS settings, improvements for working with … continue reading

SD Times news digest: Moogsoft releases self-service observability, Anaconda Dividend Program to open-source projects, and Fuze to advance enterprise productivity

The Moogsoft Observability Cloud aims to deliver DevOps practitioners and SREs self service intelligent observability capabilities to begin surfacing actionable insights and performing advanced event management across their digital infrastructure quickly.  “Old-fashioned monitoring solutions, including many that claim to be new, lead to expensive investments that take months to deliver any results,” said Moogsoft founder … continue reading

Grafana Labs updates its observability portfolio with several new products

Grafana Labs has made a number of updates to its observability portfolio this week at its virtual ObservabilityCON conference. The updates include the release of Loki 2.0, Grafana Tempo, Grafana 7.3, new plugins, and Grafana Metrics Enterprise.  Loki 2.0 includes improvements to the query language, allowing users to transform logs and extract additional labels, according to … continue reading

Splunk embraces observability with new acquisitions and product release

Splunk has revealed a new observability suite at its annual .conf20 user conference this week. The suite includes monitoring, investigation, and troubleshooting capabilities designed to accelerate users’ digital transformations.  “At Splunk, we believe modern application environments and open, cloud-native technologies will help our customers unlock greater business insights,” said Karthik Rau, vice president of observability … continue reading

Pixie Labs emerges from stealth with Kubernetes-native observability platform

Kubernetes-native observability platform provider Pixie Labs has emerged from stealth with $9.15 million in funding. The Series A funding round was led by Benchmark and GV also participated. According to the team, Pixie helps reduce the complexity and cost of observing and troubleshooting application performance. Developers can gain visibility into their application without needing to … continue reading

Lightstep helps developers make sense of complex apps with OpenTelemetry Launchers

Distributed tracing company Lightstep has announced the release of OpenTelemetry Launchers, a new solution for understanding complex systems.  The release is based on the open-source project OpenTelemetry, which provides APIs, libraries, agents and collector services to capture distributed traces and metrics. Launcher now connects that data with Lightstep to provide observability and actionable insights, the … continue reading

SD Times news digest: Sumo Logic announces observability solutions, Flutter 1.2 released and in-app review API for Google Play

Sumo Logic released the Sumo Logic AWS Observability Solution and the Sumo Logic Software Development Observability Solution to deepen observability across operations, security, business, and customer experiences power by continuous intelligence.  “Observability is the latest evolutionary step in methodology that DevOps and DevSecOps teams employ to deliver reliable digital services that, in turn, deliver best-in-class … continue reading

A new New Relic: Focus on full-stack observability

Longtime application performance monitoring provider New Relic is shifting gears, announcing its product focus has shifted to observability with new updates to its New Relic One platform. According to the company, New Relic One has become an expanded observability platform comprised of three products: the Telemetry Data Platform, Full-Stack Observability and Applied Intelligence. The telemetry … continue reading

An issue of ‘understandability’

This word understandability is starting to be heard, as the next evolutionary step beyond observability. And understandability is key to finding problems more quickly. Mehdi Daoudi, CEO at digital experience monitoring solution provider Catchpoint, recalled an effort when he was running monitoring at DoubleClick years ago. “I sat down with a bunch of engineers and … continue reading

The importance of tracing

Tracing, according to Lightstep CTO and co-founder Daniel ‘Spoons’ Spoonhower, provides context, which serves as the backbone for what’s happening when an application’s performance degrades. “Tracing is really just understanding causal relationships in your software,” he explained. “It sounds obvious in retrospect, but using causal relationships to form the way that data is collected, analyzed … continue reading

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