One of the more delicate debates in the DevOps world is what observability has to do with monitoring. Is observability just a trendy buzzword that means the same thing as monitoring? Is observability an improved version of monitoring? Are monitoring and observability different types of processes that solve different problems? The answer to those questions depends in part on your perspective. Let’s take a look at the different ways of thinking about observability and monitoring, and what they have to do with each other.
With almost every blog you read about monitoring, troubleshooting, or more recently, the observability of modern application stacks, you’ve probably read a statement saying that complexity is growing as a demand for more elasticity increases which makes management of these applications increasingly difficult.
It’s been almost a year since I shared some thoughts about distributed tracing adoption strategies on this blog. We have discussed how different approaches between log vendors and application performance management (APM) vendors exist in the market and how important that is to allow users to analyze the data, including custom telemetry, the way they want.
Java Management Extensions, or JMX, was first added to J2EE, and it has been part of J2SE since the 5.0 release. The JMX API aims to provide a standard for monitoring and managing Java-enabled applications and services. In this article, we will explain the JMX architecture and show you how to pull the metrics that it generates into your Sumo Logic account in order to gain unique insights and a more thorough understanding of the health of your application and services.
Unified platform for managing the performance of the software development process. Sumo Logic’s Continuous Intelligence Platform for Software Development Optimization enables development teams to continuously benchmark and optimize their software delivery performance by automatically correlating data across the DevOps lifecycle.
While the COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted business models around the world, the adoption of modern application and cloud technologies continues to grow. This year’s Continuous Intelligence Report by Sumo Logic provides an inside look into the state of the modern application technology stack, including changing trends in cloud and application adoption and usage by customers, and the impact of COVID-19 as an accelerant for digital transformation efforts.
Get a product tour of the Sumo Logic AWS Observability solution. See how to unify monitoring for AWS services, accounts, and regions. The explore view makes it easy to navigate from high level views of the health of entire AWS accounts and regions to quickly drill into specific entities experiencing issues.
Modern businesses are looking for stability and visibility of IT infrastructure and services in order to proceed with digital transformation. In order to adapt to the digital world, businesses need to bring services to market faster, while maintaining information security and infrastructure stability, and keepin service response speed at the highest level.