3 key benefits that prove OpenTelemetry is the future of APM

Application performance monitoring (APM) solutions were designed to catch anomalies in an application or website's backend and provide meaningful insights to rectify issues in real time. Lately, though, APM solution providers have been left playing catch-up to be more inclusive of newly emerging technologies and the operational challenges the...


How to optimize Redis with JedisPool

Do you love reading about how various performance-related issues are traced out and fixed? If so, here's our story of how we fixed the Redis performance issues we were facing by optimizing JedisPool. We hope this will help you strengthen your IT environment.

Our Redis performance issues and efforts to find the cause


5 features that help you power up AWS observability

Before we take a deep dive into the ways to achieve observability, it is important to understand what observability is and how it is achieved. Frequently, observability is confused with monitoring. Observability provides end-to-end visibility into a system’s internal health by using the data it generates: logs, traces, and metrics. In a multi...


Monitoring as code: An emerging idea in a cloud-native world

Monitoring as code (MaC) is a shift in thinking that is now being increasingly adopted in software development. Knowing the significance of MaC and incorporating monitoring in the development process early on brings a great number of benefits for DevOps teams.

MaC is an extension of the everything-as-code mindset adopted by DevOps and s...


How Site24x7 automates your serverless workflows using the AWS Lambda function URL integration

AWS Lambda is a compute service that lets you run code on high-availability infrastructure without any server provisioning. You can perform tasks such as maintenance of servers and operating systems, capacity provisioning, automatic scaling, and code logging and monitoring.

When using AWS Lambda, you are just responsible for your code. ...


For developers from developers—Site24x7's engineering blog series

Site24x7 is a monitoring solution that uses many technologies, servers, and databases at the back end. Like any other IT organization, Site24x7 faces it's own set of challenges and tries to fix them swiftly to deliver the best user experience to end users. Our engineering team is never tired of experiments and never leaves any issue unsolved....


Load average: What is it, and what's the best load average for your Linux servers?

If you're using a Linux server, you're probably familiar with the term load average/system load. Measuring the load average is critical to understanding how your servers are performing; if overloaded, you need to kill or optimize the processes consuming high amounts of resources, or provide more resources to balance the workload. 

But h...


Improved Guidance Report: New checks, customizable baselines, and scheduled email reports

As you may already know, our Guidance Report not only inspects your AWS account using best practice recommendation checks, but it also finds avenues to improve performance, reliability, and savings so you can deploy resources with confidence. Today, I'm excited to announce that we've introduced some enhancements to make the Guidance Report ev...


How to Diagnose Why Your Linux Server Crashed?

Although Linux servers are known to be reliable, occasionally computers fail. While an occasional system crash might not seem like much, in an enterprise setting, accurately diagnosing the cause of system failures is a must because a system failure can be an indicator of significant underlying software or hardware problems. While troubleshoot...


Two Factor Authentication – What it is and How to implement it

One of the biggest pains of using the internet today is constantly being forced to create new accounts to use basic services on the internet. While many tech savvy users know to use password managers to allow them to create unique strong passwords for each website, the average internet user is much less sophisticated. Even after being told ov...