Andre Lewis

LinuxのCPUロードを理解する。どのような時に気を付けるべきか。

BY Andre Lewis

LinuxのCPUロードを理解する。どのような時に気を付けるべきか。

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DevTrace and the Art of Staying the F*** Out of the Way

BY Andre Lewis

DevTrace is a performance widget for your Rails applications in development. It sits unobtrusively in the corner of your page, just waiting to drop insight on your application: See stack traces, SQL timings, and more with just a click! This kind of insight is powerful. You can see how your ...

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Monitor Sidekiq Jobs!

BY Andre Lewis

Teaser for a soon-to-be released capability: Overview metrics for all your background jobs Chart throughput, latency, error rate, and more. Detailed drill-down on slow jobs See what's making the job slow, identify N+1 queries, and more. Tech preview - want in? Background job monitoring currently supports sidekiq, and is tech ...

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AWS re:Invent Day Two

BY Andre Lewis

The Scout conference team in full force! From left to right: Derek Haynes, Dave Anderson, me, and Megan Strahm. Our three big takeaways from conversations on the expo floor today: Developers are psyched about an alternative to New Relic for SaaS application performance monitoring. There are lots of polyglot applications ...

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AWS re:Invent Opening Day

BY Andre Lewis

It was a great opening day at AWS re:Invent in Las Vegas! Many, many developers and tech leaders coming by to see our vision of Next Generation Application Monitoring. If you're at the conference, come see us at booth 1130!

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Twilio for SMS

BY Andre Lewis

Scout has long offered email-to-SMS alert delivery for free. Free is good, but there are a couple downsides: email-to-SMS doesn't work some places outside the US . Some foreign carriers don't enable it by default, and in some countries email-to-SMS just doesn't work well. with email-to-SMS, texts don't always come ...

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Scout is NOT vulnerable to CVE-2014-0160 AKA Heartbleed

BY Andre Lewis

All of Scout's infrastructure has been checked, and we have confirmed that Scout is not vulnerable to CVE-2014-0160.

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Slow Server? This is the Flow Chart You're Looking For

BY Andre Lewis

Your high-powered server is suddenly running dog slow, and you need to remember the troubleshooting steps again. Bookmark this page for a ready reminder the next time you need to diagnose a slow server. Get on "top" of it Linux's top command provides a wealth of troubleshooting information, but you ...

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Notification Schedules and PagerDuty

BY Andre Lewis

Whenever we’re asked how to make on-call notification schedules for Scout alerts, we recommend PagerDuty . PagerDuty has invested a ton of time in building a dedicated notification scheduling service, and it’s a great complement to Scout. With our recent release of notification groups , Scout’s integration with PagerDuty got ...

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Notifcation groups coming Jan 15th

BY Andre Lewis

On Jan 15th, all Scout accounts will be switched over to notification groups. Notification groups are designed to make notifiation management easier and more flexible: instead of managing notifications per-plugin/per-user, you will assign users to notification groups, and apply notification groups to triggers. you can have multiple PagerDuty integrations and ...

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