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Monitoring Sprawl, and the Rise of KPIs

By |2018-04-17T19:00:28+00:00August 31st, 2015|Blog|

In the last two decades, with the emergence of cloud infrastructure and SaaS delivery models, the monitoring ecosystem has changed dramatically to include over 100 monitoring solutions. The upside of that change is the rapid implementation of monitoring infrastructure, but the unintended consequence of this is that the tools themselves decide what IT measures. 

Announcing the latest update to MonitoringScape!

By |2018-04-17T18:15:37+00:00February 8th, 2016|Blog|

When we released the first version of MonitoringScape six months ago, we set out to help IT professionals navigate the ever-growing and evolving world of modern monitoring. Since then, this landscape has only continued to proliferate and expand. Every month, promising new tools are popping up across a broad range of monitoring specialties – and we here at BigPanda are determined to keep MonitoringScape up-to-date to provide you with a go-to source for discovering and researching new solutions.

In that vein, we’re happy to announce the newest version of MonitoringScape, which includes more than 35 updates!

Integrate and correlate your Catchpoint alerts with BigPanda

By |2018-04-17T18:21:07+00:00January 13th, 2016|Blog|

We’re happy to announce that BigPanda now integrates with Catchpoint! Catchpoint is a popular cloud-based monitoring tool used by ops teams to measure availability and performance for synthetic transactions and real user web sessions. By integrating with BigPanda, Catchpoint customers can now aggregate all of their monitoring alerts in one place, intelligently clustering them to reduce alert noise and spot critical issues faster.

MonitoringScape Live episode 1: cloud monitoring

By |2018-04-17T18:45:11+00:00February 10th, 2016|Blog|

We’re more dependent than ever on cloud infrastructure. At work. At home. At play. But what happens when the cloud fails? Ask the more than 75 million Netflix subscribers or more than 100,000 companies that rely on They’ll tell you cloud failures are costly and painful.

Cloud-based apps and services must be available all the time… and yet they aren’t. DevOps and NOC teams responsible for maintaining their health must resolve issues immediately… and yet they can’t. On this MonitoringScape Live episode hear from the experts why cloud monitoring is critical, why it’s hard, and what organizations are doing to help all of us live cloudier, better lives.

MonitoringScape Live episode 2: Monitoring Containers

By |2018-04-17T18:15:27+00:00March 10th, 2016|Blog|

More than ever, we live in an age of now. Movies on-demand. Health metrics streamed to wearables. Package delivery by drone. Any cuisine, any time.

Immediate everything enabled by technology requires new application architectures, organizational thinking, and approaches to performance monitoring.

One of the technology trends most associated with this "short attention span lifestyle" is the segmentation of services and workloads into containers.

MonitoringScape Live – Episode 2 with Jason Dixon

By |2018-04-17T18:11:54+00:00October 10th, 2016|Blog|

In the latest episode of our MonitoringScape Live podcast series, we sit down with Jason Dixon, VP Product Strategy at Raintank, founder of Monitorama, and author of "Monitoring with Graphite: Tracking Dynamic Host and Application Metrics at Scale". Jason is joined by Adrian Cockcroft, Technology Fellow at Battery Ventures, former lead architect for Netflix, and author of the best-selling book, "Sun Performance and Tuning".