SPOTcon 2022 Recap

SPOTcon 2022 is an annual conference hosted by Scout APM that empowers developers with solutions that drive leading-edge transformation in application development and observability. This year’s event took place virtually and was an educational couple of days filled with insights into the current and future states of application monitoring and observability. Read more

8 Microservices Trends to Watch in 2022

The philosophy backing microservices’ style is that smaller applications work together by communicating with each other. Learn more about the latest trends in microservices architecture in 2022! Read more

SPOTCon 2022 by Scout APM - Speaker List Announced!

Scout is focused on hosting the best community event for developers by offering informative sessions presented by industry-leading experts. To keep our promise to this mission, we are excited to announce the speakers for SPOTcon 2022. Read more

7 of the Most Popular DevOps Certifications in 2021

Through the adoption of DevOps, development teams were able to provide continuous delivery of high-quality software to its end users. This guide will walk you through some of the most popular certifications currently available to take in DevOps! Read more

Scout APM Announces Release of External Service Monitoring

Scout APM announced the release of Scout External Services Monitoring for Ruby, Python, and PHP applications on December 1, 2021. Scout APM provides developers, engineers, and application administrators software performance insights by delivering key web application performance metrics. Read more

Comparing Rails Application Performance Monitoring Tools

With the popularity that Rails has always been riding on in the start-up world, it makes all the more sense to look for tools that help you keep your Ruby on Rails application in shape. In this guide, we will look at some of the top APM tools for Rails applications and compare them along some standard benchmarks to help you get an insight into which tool fits your use case the best. Read more

AppDynamics vs. Datadog vs. Scout APM

Working with an unprecedented amount of data means tackling millions/thousands of distinct data points. To analyze this information quickly, you need to display it visually to improve your natural spotting abilities. Check out these 3 popular data analyzing and visualization tools! Read more

Datadog vs. Grafana: Compare Use Cases and Features

Grafana and Datafog fall under the top-rated tools used in visualizing and understanding trends within massive databases. In this post, we'll evaluate these tools and compare use cases and features. Read more

Scout APM vs. New Relic vs. Dynatrace

Application performance monitoring (APM) is important for the development of any web app. This article compares three APM tools - Scout, New Relic, and Dynatrace - in features, user interface, third-party integration, and installation. Read more

A Comparison of 6 Airbrake Alternatives for Error Monitoring

There are some exceptional alternatives to Airbrake for error monitoring you can consider, each with its own unique set of benefits and drawbacks. Check out these 6 competitors to consider! Read more

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