What is Cloud-Native Monitoring?

Cloud and cloud-based technologies are at their peak today. This guide discusses cloud-native monitoring and how it is different from traditional monolithic app monitoring, as well as the various areas on which it focuses. Read more

Getting Started with Prometheus and Grafana

This article will discuss Prometheus, Grafana, how to install each, and how Prometheus uses Grafana as a third-party library. Check it out! Read more

How to Manage Ruby Memory Usage

In this post, we are about to take a look at how Ruby, one of the most prominent programming languages and an awesome web application alternative when combined with Rails, manages memory, and how you can make it perform even better. Read more

Proper Python Instrumentation: 5 Things to Keep In Mind

Developed to remedy the dynamic and fragile nature of web apps, instrumentation tools enable you to measure, track, analyze, and optimize software performance. Learn more about proper python instrumentation here. Read more

OpenTelemetry and Distributed Tracing in JavaScript

In this post, we’ll cover how to configure OpenTelemetry in the front-end JavaScript in order to measure performance of browser and mobile devices and how to configure distributed tracing to work across the front-end and back-end telemetry collection. Read more

Canary Testing - What It Is And Why You Should Use It

Canary Testing is a method that DevOps teams rely on to find defects in the performance of a software application - dive deep into the concept of canary testing in this latest blog. Read more

Distributed Monoliths vs. Microservices: Which Are You Building?

Distributed Monolith is a system that resembles the microservices architecture but is tightly coupled within itself like a monolithic application. Learn more about distributed monoliths and microservices in this article! Read more

Configuring OpenTelemetry in Ruby

OpenTelemetry is enabling a revolution in how Observability data is collected and transmitted. See our What Is OpenTelemetry post on why this is an important inflection point in the Observability space. In this post, we’ll walk through how to configure the OpenTelemetry Gems within a Rails app. Read more

What is OpenTelemetry and Why is Scout All In?

What is OpenTelemetry and how does it play into the observability marketplace? How does OpenTelemetry work and how will Scout use this project in the future? Learn the answers to these questions and more in this latest blog post by CTO Dave Anderson. Read more

The Business Case for Docker Adoption

In this post, we look at what gives Docker the edge over other virtualization technologies, their impact on businesses across the world, and why migrating your application to a container setup could be the best thing you could do for it. Read more

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