What have we been working on?

Our Product and Engineering teams here at OpsClarity have been busy for the last couple of months adding some new exciting capabilities as well as bringing about some major improvements with respect to usability, reliability and bug fixes. In this post we will share some of the exciting features we have added along with a [...]

Computing Service Health for Distributed and Dynamic Applications

  In this post, we will talk about how the OpsClarity platform views operational health. Operational health is the answer to the question, “are my applications performing as expected, both at this point in time and in the immediate future?”  If so, we can say that an application is “healthy,” and if not, the application [...]

By | September 21st, 2016|Analytics, Web-scale Application Monitoring|0 Comments

Monitoring Serverless Architectures, Microservices and Containerized Applications

Application architectures and deployment paradigms typically evolve every 5 to10 years. We are in the midst of a major evolutionary change right now. Modern applications are increasingly relying on stateless microservices, are often paired with stateful data services (like NoSQL, Kafka, Hadoop etc.), and are being deployed on containers or leverage serverless architectures. As the [...]

By | September 14th, 2016|Analytics, Web-scale Application Monitoring|0 Comments

Monitoring Docker Containers: Getting smart about tracking ephemeral infrastructure

This is part 1 of our Docker Monitoring blog series. In this part we will discuss the basics about Docker and container monitoring. In the next part, we will discuss how OpsClarity Intelligent Monitoring platform automatically tracks Docker containers and monitors the services inside them, even as they shift and the Docker images change, without [...]

OpsClarity: Monitoring Real-Time, Fast Data Applications

As enterprises look to digital success stories like Google, Netflix and Amazon, they seek to bring these companies’ web scale technologies in-house in order to support the exploding real-time, fast-data requirements of their digital initiatives. The term “fast data” is a relatively new addition to the big data lexicon, as organizations realize that the velocity [...]

Why collecting more metrics and creating more graphs is a slippery slope

The rapid adoption of cloud-native and containerized microservices, distributed data processing frameworks, and continuous delivery practices has led to a massive increase in application complexity. This rapid change has very quickly led to obsolescence of current monitoring solutions. Several monitoring tools have taken the approach of efficiently collecting more metrics, while allowing the user to [...]

By | January 21st, 2016|Data Science, Web-scale Application Monitoring|0 Comments

Application monitoring in the age of Big Data

Operations (or Ops as it is colloquially known) has been necessary since the first shared systems came online in the 60s. While the job title didn't necessarily exist, the same questions needed answers then as they do now. - Is 'it' up and accessible? - Is 'it' responding in a reasonable timeframe? - Is 'it' [...]

By | January 19th, 2016|Data Science, Web-scale Application Monitoring|0 Comments

Go Beyond Dashboards: Unshackling DevOps from noisy alerts and crowded graphs & dashboards

Application variety, volatility and complexity has exploded in the last couple of years. Powered by cloud-native and containerized microservices, distributed data processing frameworks, and continuous delivery practices, the number of application components has increased exponentially compared to first-generation service-oriented applications (SOA), while the lifespan of instances has become much shorter. Additionally, these distributed microservices are [...]

By | January 16th, 2016|Analytics, Web-scale Application Monitoring|0 Comments

2016 Predictions: Web-scale applications and infrastructure monitoring

It’s that time of the year when everyone makes predictions for the next year. While these predictions seem to have become so clichéd, I still decided to do one since my company, OpsClarity, just came out of stealth in early December of 2015. We at OpsClarity do have a unique perspective on the future of [...]

By | December 16th, 2015|Analytics, Web-scale Application Monitoring|0 Comments

It’s Time for Ops to Get Smarter

Everyday we are presented with products and services that keep getting smarter. Your phone knows when you have a meeting, knows the traffic conditions and route options, and tells you when to leave and the best route to take. The websites you visit understand your behaviors and buying preferences and tailor specific offers to meet [...]

By | December 3rd, 2015|Analytics, Web-scale Application Monitoring|0 Comments