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Monitoring Weekly newsletter is back!

ICYMI, the Monitoring Weekly newsletter has been on a bit of a hiatus for a while. As Mike Julian stepped aside to work on some larger projects, it was my intent to quickly resume the newsletter. Unfortunately, as we’re all too aware, sometimes life happens and you get sidetracked. Regardless, I’m very happy to announce […]

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Monitoring & Observability 2019 Predictions

Mike Julian, Editor-in-Chief and industry analyst, makes some predictions for what the monitoring and observability world will see in 2019.

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How To Improve On-Call

Your on-call rotation doesn’t have to suck. These resources, collected from people who have been there before, will help you improve your on-call.

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Monitoring With Prometheus

Prometheus has taken the monitoring world by storm over the last few years, coming from seeming-obscurity to being the second project adopted by the Cloud Native Computing Foundation and one of the most-talked-about monitoring tools in those working in modern, highly-scaled web infrastructure.

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The top 5 best books on monitoring

Many people’s first stop when improving monitoring is to buy a few great books. Rather than spending your time slogging through Amazon’s search results, let me save you the trouble: here are my top five books on monitoring, in no particular order.

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What Driving a Jalopy Taught Me About Monitoring

Driving old, beat-up cars is both a treat and a nightmare, especially when it comes to figuring out why they’ve stopped working (this time).

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What is “observability”?

Everything you wanted to know about observability and more

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