Speakers Announced for SPOTcon 2021

SPOTcon 2021 is the latest digital conference for developers from around the world to meet, engage with, and learn about solutions that drive leading-edge transformation in application development. Read more

The $5B DevOps Stranglehold

A compilation of the best application infrastructure and monitoring alternatives available. Read more

Meet our New VP Ops!

Scout APM adds Experienced Software Exec, Angie O’Keefe, as VP Operations. Read more

The 15 Best Podcasts for Engineers

The 15 Best Podcasts for Engineers If you’ve been on the hunt for a new developer podcast, then you understand just how difficult and fruitless that hunt can be. You can spend hours online sifting through coding podcasts, programming podcasts, and devops podcasts just to realize one simple thing: none ... Read more

New Relic vs. Scout: Which Is The Right APM For You?

There's no type of monitoring tool that can get to the heart of a performance problem faster than Application Performance Management (APM). If you're making this decision, use this guide to choose between New Relic and Scout. Read more

Introducing AutoInstruments: zero-effort performance monitoring of custom Ruby code

AutoInstruments wraps instrumentation around code expressions in Ruby on Rails controllers by inspecting Ruby’s Abstract Syntax Tree (AST) as code is loaded. These code expressions then appear in traces, just like the many libraries Scout already instruments. Read more

Honeybadger Integration with Scout

We are happy to announce that Scout now integrates with the popular error monitoring solution, Honeybadger. This integration brings a similar feature set to our existing Rollbar, Sentry and Bugsnag integrations, and it allows you to see your errors and exceptions alongside your performance metrics all on a single page. So let’s take this opportunity to take a closer look at Honeybadger and see how you can get it setup within Scout in just a few minutes! Read more

PyCon 2019 - Scout brings APM for Python

The 2019 edition of PyCon USA takes place over the next few days in Cleveland, Ohio - and Scout is delighted to be there, sharing our APM tool with the Python community. Read more

Quick blog post about throughput sparkline feature

We've had sparkline charts of response time for a long time on our Endpoints tab, and now have extended them to the throughput column as well. Quickly isolate endpoints that are spiking with traffic, and drill down into them to diagnose. No need to hunt to see what's causing an unusual trend in traffic. Read more

11 Awesome Elixir Jobs for 2019 (and some incredible perks)

Elixir has Arrived Elixir is a programming language that is beginning to gather steam. Originally released in 2011, it is a functional and dynamic language, and runs on the Erlang VM (Virtual Machine). Elixir is highly scalable and fault tolerant. In other words, Elixir is perfect for today's software landscape of microservices and cloud computing. Read more

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