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Published October 21, 2022

The Prometheus and Grafana combination is rapidly becoming ubiquitous in the world of IT monitoring. There are many good reasons for this. They are free open source toolkits, so easy to get hold of and try out and so there is a lot of crowd sourced help available online to getting started, and this even includes documentation from the developers of middleware such as IBM MQ and RabbitMQ.

Prometheus & Grafana Are Not Sufficient To Support Modern IT
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Published August 26, 2021

As I said before, Speed is King. Business requirements for applications and architecture change all the time, driven by changes in customer needs, competition, and innovation and this only seems to be accelerating.

Microservices Without Observability Is Madness
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Published February 23, 2021

The pandemic hit, and the world has changed forever. I do not mean to sound overdramatic, but having 100% remote working, and 100% e-business forced on much of the business world, we have had to learn a lot of rather uncomfortable lessons.

The New Normal